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

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

Irakleia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 3786 people. The water temperature around Irakleia has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 10.3°C (50.6°F) in February up to 24.5°C (76.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Irakleia 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 Irakleia?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Irakleia is ca:
25°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Irakleia?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Irakleia. A good spot nearby is Golden Beach, Thassos, which is almost 83.5km (51.9miles) away from Irakleia. Click here for more information on Golden Beach, Thassos and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Amoudia Left, which is approximately 201.5km (125.1miles) away from Irakleia. Another surfspot is Amoudia Left, located ca 201.5km (125.1miles) from Irakleia.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Irakleia. The next good beach is Kavaja, which is more than 193.4km (120.2miles) away from Irakleia. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Shëngjin, ca 194.9km (121.1miles) away from Irakleia.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Irakleia?

The sea temperature around Irakleia is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Irakleia. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to approximately 10°C (51°F). During this time, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Irakleia?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Irakleia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Irakleia...

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