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

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

Galatas is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1057 people. The water temperature around Galatas varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 15°C (59.1°F) in March up to 25.3°C (77.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Galatas 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 Galatas?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Galatas is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Galatas. A spot that might be worth checking out is alykes, which is 7.9km (39.5miles) away from Galatas. Click here to check out more information on alykes and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Galatas are Shark reef, which is approximately 63.6km (39.5miles) away, and Kastrosikia spot, located approximately 71km (44.1miles) from Galatas.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Galatas. A beach that might be worth checking out is Zacharo, which is 60km (37.3miles) away from Galatas. Another good beach near Galatas is Valtos Beach, which is ca 90.2km (56miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Galatas?

The sea temperature around Galatas is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Galatas. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Galatas?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Galatas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Galatas...

Do you know what the the city Carrigaline in Ireland, the city Santo Antonio in Brazil, and Discovery Ridge have in common with Galatas? Click on the links to find out...