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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Faros beach, Cyprus

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Faros beach...

Faros beach is a beach in Cyprus. The water temperature around Faros beach has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.8°F) in February up to 27.2°C (80.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Faros beach 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 at Faros beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Faros beach is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Faros beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Anamur, which is more than 96.4km (59.9miles) away from Faros beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Anamur and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Stone Tombs, which is roughly 153.3km (95.2miles) away from Faros beach. Another surfspot is Stone Tombs, located approximately 153.3km (95.2miles) from Faros beach.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Faros beach. The closest one is Coral Bay, which is just 7.2km (4.5miles) away from Faros beach. Another nice beach near Faros beach is Nissi beach, which is roughly 89.8km (55.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Faros beach?

The water temperature at Faros beach is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Faros beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (72-81°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 Faros beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Faros beach...

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