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

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

Kissamos is a coastal city in Greece. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4236 people. The water temperature around Kissamos has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.2°C (59.3°F) in February up to 25.6°C (78.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kissamos 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 Kissamos?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Kissamos is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Kissamos. The next good one is Falasarna, which is about 5.4km (32.6miles) away from Kissamos. Click here to check out more information on Falasarna and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Kissamos are Preveli, which is roughly 52.5km (32.6miles) away, and Almiros, located ca 118.2km (73.4miles) from Kissamos.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Kissamos?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Kissamos. The next good beach is Gytheio, which is almost 106.2km (66miles) away from Kissamos. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Zacharo, which is ca 176km (109.3miles) away from Kissamos.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Kissamos?

The sea temperature around Kissamos is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Kissamos?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Kissamos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kissamos...

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