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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Karacay, Turkey

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

Karacay is a coastal city in Turkey. The water temperature around Karacay has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.6°F) in February up to 29°C (84.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Karacay 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 Karacay?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Karacay is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near Karacay?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Karacay. A spot that might be worth checking out is Stone Tombs, which is 108.5km (67.4miles) away from Karacay. Click here for more information on Stone Tombs and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Sandy Beach-Chekka, which is roughly 127.8km (79.4miles) away from Karacay. Another fun surfspot is Sandy Beach-Chekka, located roughly 127.8km (79.4miles) from Karacay.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Karacay. The closest decent beach is El Mina, which is almost 125.3km (77.8miles) away from Karacay. If you have some extra time, you can also try Fig Tree Bay, which is roughly 138.2km (85.9miles) away from Karacay.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Karacay?

The water temperature around Karacay is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Karacay?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Karacay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Karacay...

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