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

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

Emporeio is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 1946 people. The water temperature around Emporeio changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.6°C (60.1°F) in January up to 25.6°C (78.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Emporeio 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 Emporeio?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Emporeio is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near Emporeio?

There are not too many surf spots close to Emporeio. A spot, which is not too far away, is Naxos apollonas, which is about 57km (51.6miles) away from Emporeio. Click here for directions and for more information on Naxos apollonas and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Emporeio are Almiros, which is roughly 83km (51.6miles) away, and Tinos-Leivada, located roughly 87.3km (54.2miles) from Emporeio.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Emporeio. The next good one is Bodrum, which is almost 119.1km (74miles) away from Emporeio. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Didim, roughly 122.3km (75.9miles) away from Emporeio.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Emporeio?

The water temperature around Emporeio 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 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures come down to roughly 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 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 Emporeio?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Emporeio: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Emporeio...

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