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

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

Eretria is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 4166 people. The water temperature around Eretria has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (56.9°F) in March up to 25.6°C (78.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Eretria 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 Eretria?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Eretria is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Eretria. A spot that might be worth checking out is Vouliagmeni, which is 40.7km (50.5miles) away from Eretria. Click here for more information on Vouliagmeni and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Eretria are Chorefto, which is 81.3km (50.5miles) away, and Tinos island-Kolimbithres, located 90.6km (56.3miles) from Eretria.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are near to Eretria. One that might be worth checking out is Gytheio, which is 132.4km (82.3miles) away from Eretria. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Zacharo, approximately 134.1km (83.3miles) away from Eretria.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Eretria?

The water temperature around Eretria 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 sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Eretria?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Eretria: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Eretria...

Do you know what the the city La Chapelle-du-Genet in France, the city Humbleton in United Kingdom, and the city Fort Liberte in Haiti have in common with Eretria? Click on the links to find out...