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

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

Kalivai is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 1288 people. The water temperature around Kalivai changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in February up to 24.7°C (76.5°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Kalivai 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 Kalivai?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Kalivai is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near Kalivai?

There are not too many surf spots close to Kalivai. A spot that might be worth checking out is Preveli, which is just 27.3km (21.5miles) away from Kalivai. Click here for directions and for more information on Preveli and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kalivai are Falasarna, which is ca 34.7km (21.5miles) away, and Almiros, located ca 88.7km (55.1miles) from Kalivai.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Kalivai. The closest decent beach is Gytheio, which is more than 127km (78.9miles) away from Kalivai. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Zacharo, ca 197.3km (122.6miles) away from Kalivai.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Kalivai?

The water temperature around Kalivai is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kalivai. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to nearly 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kalivai?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Kalivai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kalivai...

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