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

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

Kurtun is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 3834 people. The water temperature around Kurtun changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.6°C (45.7°F) in February up to 24.5°C (76.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Kurtun 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 Kurtun?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Kurtun is ca:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Kurtun. A good spot nearby is Stone Tombs, which is more than 400.2km (248.6miles) away from Kurtun. Click here for more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Anamur, which is approximately 468.4km (290.9miles) away from Kurtun. Another fun surfspot is Anamur, located approximately 468.4km (290.9miles) from Kurtun.

Are there sandy beaches close to Kurtun?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Kurtun. A beach, which is not too far away, is Chaqvi, which is almost 153.8km (95.5miles) away from Kurtun. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Kobuleti beach, which is approximately 159.2km (98.9miles) away from Kurtun.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Kurtun?

The sea temperature around Kurtun is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°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 to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Kurtun. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 8°C (46°F). During these months, a 4-5mm 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Kurtun?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Kurtun: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Kurtun...

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