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

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

Koufalia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 8305 people. The water temperature around Koufalia changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (53°F) in March up to 25.5°C (77.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Koufalia 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 Koufalia?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Koufalia. A spot, which is not too far away, is Chorefto, which is almost 96km (59.7miles) away from Koufalia. Click here for directions and for more information on Chorefto and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Amoudia Left, which is 154.5km (96miles) away from Koufalia. Another good surfspot is Amoudia Left, located approximately 154.5km (96miles) from Koufalia.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Koufalia. One that might be worth checking out is Saranda, which is 149.5km (92.9miles) away from Koufalia. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Borsh, which is approximately 151.9km (94.3miles) away from Koufalia.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Koufalia?

The sea temperature around Koufalia 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 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to approximately 12°C (53°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Koufalia?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Koufalia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Koufalia...

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