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

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

Kestel is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 36185 people. The water temperature around Kestel varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 8.6°C (47.6°F) in February up to 23.7°C (74.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kestel 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 Kestel?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Kestel is approximately:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Kestel. A good spot nearby is Alacati, which is 207.7km (129miles) away from Kestel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Alacati and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Ikaria-Armenistis, which is roughly 246.3km (153miles) away from Kestel. Another fun surfspot is Ikaria-Armenistis, located approximately 246.3km (153miles) from Kestel.

Are there beaches close to Kestel?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Kestel. A good beach nearby is Sofular Beach, which is 83km (51.5miles) away from Kestel. If you have some extra time, you can also try Foça, which is approximately 169.4km (105.2miles) away from Kestel.

What wetsuit is needed for Kestel?

The water temperature around Kestel is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Kestel. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 9°C (48°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Kestel?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (48-57°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Kestel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Kestel...

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