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

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

Galatista is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 2537 people. The water temperature around Galatista varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12°C (53.7°F) in March up to 26°C (78.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Galatista 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 Galatista?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Galatista is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near Galatista?

There are not too many surf spots close to Galatista. The closest decent spot is Chorefto, which is about 70.6km (49.4miles) away from Galatista. Click here for more information on Chorefto and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Galatista are Golden Beach, Thassos, which is approximately 79.5km (49.4miles) away, and Kastrosikia spot, located ca 170.4km (105.8miles) from Galatista.

Are there beautiful beaches near Galatista?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Galatista. The closest decent beach is Valtos Beach, which is almost 174.8km (108.6miles) away from Galatista. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Saranda, which is 178.2km (110.7miles) away from Galatista.

What wetsuit is recommended for Galatista?

The water temperature around Galatista is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Galatista. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Galatista?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Galatista: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Galatista...

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