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

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

Kerkyra is a coastal city in Greece. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 27003 people. The water temperature around Kerkyra changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.7°F) in March up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kerkyra 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 Kerkyra?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Kerkyra is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Kerkyra?

There are not many surf spots close to Kerkyra. A spot that might be worth checking out is Kastro Point, which is roughly 34.5km (21.7miles) away from Kerkyra. Click here for more information on Kastro Point and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Kerkyra are Krioneri PARGA, which is ca 34.9km (21.7miles) away, and Amoudia Left, located approximately 39.9km (24.8miles) from Kerkyra.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Kerkyra. The next good one is Saranda, which is 18.2km (11.3miles) away from Kerkyra. Another beach near Kerkyra is Borsh, roughly 30.7km (19.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Kerkyra?

The sea temperature around Kerkyra is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Kerkyra. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kerkyra?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kerkyra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kerkyra...

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