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

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

Kanalia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1015 people. The water temperature around Kanalia has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.4°F) in February up to 25.5°C (77.8°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 Kanalia 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 Kanalia?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Kanalia is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Kanalia. The closest decent spot is Chorefto, which is almost 13km (8.1miles) away from Kanalia. Click here to check out more information on Chorefto and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Shark reef, which is roughly 122.4km (76miles) away from Kanalia. Another fun surfspot is Shark reef, located roughly 122.4km (76miles) from Kanalia.

Are there beaches located close to Kanalia?

No, not many beaches are located close to Kanalia. A good beach nearby is Valtos Beach, which is 134.3km (83.4miles) away from Kanalia. If you have some extra time, you can also try Saranda, which is roughly 154.7km (96.1miles) away from Kanalia.

What wetsuit do I need for Kanalia?

The water temperature around Kanalia is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Kanalia?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kanalia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Kanalia...

Do you know what the the city Saint-Vincent-de-Tyrosse in France, the city Lahti in Finland, and the city Alcontar in Spain have in common with Kanalia? Click on the links to find out...