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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Larnaca, Cyprus

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

Larnaca is a coastal city in Cyprus. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 72000 people. The water temperature around Larnaca varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.5°F) in February up to 26.9°C (80.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Larnaca 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 Larnaca?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Larnaca is ca:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Larnaca?

Not many surf spots are located close to Larnaca. The closest decent spot is Anamur, which is more than 89.5km (55.6miles) away from Larnaca. Click here for directions and for more information on Anamur and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Stone Tombs, which is approximately 111.1km (69miles) away from Larnaca. Another good surfspot is Stone Tombs, located roughly 111.1km (69miles) from Larnaca.

Are there white sand beaches near Larnaca?

There are not too many beaches near to Larnaca. The closest decent beach is Nissi beach, which is just 20.1km (12.5miles) away from Larnaca. Another fun beach near Larnaca is Fig Tree Bay, roughly 25.2km (15.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Larnaca?

The sea temperature around Larnaca is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Larnaca. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Larnaca?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Larnaca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Larnaca...

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