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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Edessa, Greece

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Edessa...

Edessa is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 18669 people. The water temperature around Edessa has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (53°F) in March up to 25.5°C (77.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Edessa is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Edessa?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Edessa is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots near Edessa?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Edessa. The closest decent spot is Chorefto, which is more than 109.4km (67.9miles) away from Edessa. Click here for directions and for more information on Chorefto and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Krioneri PARGA, which is roughly 137km (85.1miles) away from Edessa. Another surfspot is Krioneri PARGA, located roughly 137km (85.1miles) from Edessa.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Edessa. A beach, which is not too far away, is Saranda, which is almost 125.6km (78miles) away from Edessa. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Borsh, roughly 126.7km (78.7miles) away from Edessa.

What wetsuit do I need for Edessa?

The water temperature around Edessa is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (53°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Edessa?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Edessa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Edessa...

Do you know what the the city Redcar in United Kingdom, the city Beaucaire in France, and the city Blanes in Spain have in common with Edessa? Click on the links to find out...