Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Lechaina, Greece
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Lechaina...
Lechaina is a coastal city in Greece.
It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3714 people.
The water temperature around Lechaina varies significantly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (58°F) in January up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lechaina 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 Lechaina?
The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Lechaina is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Lechaina. The closest decent spot is alykes, which is roughly 27.9km (32.8miles) away from Lechaina. Click here
for directions and for more information on alykes and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Lechaina are Agrili
, which is 52.8km (32.8miles) away, and Lakouvardos
, located roughly 60.8km (37.8miles) from Lechaina.
Are there beaches located close to Lechaina?
No, not many beaches are located close to Lechaina. The next good one is Zacharo
, which is 37.5km (23.3miles) away from Lechaina. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Valtos Beach
, 104.5km (64.9miles) away from Lechaina.
What wetsuit do I need for Lechaina?
The water temperature around Lechaina is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures reach lows of 14°C (58°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Lechaina?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Lechaina: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Lechaina...
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