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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Herodotus Rise

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Herodotus Rise...

Herodotus Rise is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Herodotus Rise has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.8°F) in February up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Herodotus Rise 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 Herodotus Rise?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Herodotus Rise is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Herodotus Rise. A spot that might be worth checking out is Preveli, which is 120.7km (75miles) away from Herodotus Rise. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Preveli and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Peristeras, which is 165.8km (103miles) away from Herodotus Rise. Another good surfspot is Peristeras, located approximately 165.8km (103miles) from Herodotus Rise.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Herodotus Rise. A beach, which is not too far away, is Gytheio, which is more than 217.9km (135.4miles) away from Herodotus Rise. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Zacharo, which is approximately 279.5km (173.6miles) away from Herodotus Rise.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Herodotus Rise?

The water temperature at Herodotus Rise is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Herodotus Rise. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Herodotus Rise?

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 (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Herodotus Rise: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Herodotus Rise...

Do you know what the the city Langballig in Germany, the city Great Habton in United Kingdom, and the city Lourdes in Philippines have in common with Herodotus Rise? Click on the links to find out...