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

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

Lavrio is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 7078 people. The water temperature around Lavrio has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (57.9°F) in January up to 24.1°C (75.4°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Lavrio 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 Lavrio?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Lavrio is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Lavrio?

There are not too many surf spots close to Lavrio. A spot, which is not too far away, is Vouliagmeni, which is roughly 16.7km (37.1miles) away from Lavrio. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Vouliagmeni and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Lavrio are Tinos island-Kolimbithres, which is ca 59.7km (37.1miles) away, and Tinos-Leivada, located roughly 65.1km (40.4miles) from Lavrio.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Lavrio. The closest decent one is Gytheio, which is more than 105.6km (65.6miles) away from Lavrio. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Zacharo, which is 133km (82.6miles) away from Lavrio.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Lavrio?

The water temperature around Lavrio is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, sea temperatures come down to 14°C (58°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Lavrio?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Lavrio: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Lavrio...

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