Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Makrygialos, Greece
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Makrygialos...
Makrygialos is a coastal city in Greece.
It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2009 people.
The water temperature around Makrygialos changes dramatically year round.
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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Makrygialos 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 Makrygialos?
The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Makrygialos is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Makrygialos. A good spot nearby is Chorefto, which is almost 71.9km (44.7miles) away from Makrygialos. Click here
for directions and for more information on Chorefto and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Kastrosikia spot
, which is approximately 139.4km (86.6miles) away from Makrygialos. Another fun surfspot is Kastrosikia spot
, located ca 139.4km (86.6miles) from Makrygialos.
Are there nice beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Makrygialos. One that might be worth checking out is Valtos Beach
, which is almost 141.8km (88.1miles) away from Makrygialos. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Saranda
, which is ca 142.5km (88.5miles) away from Makrygialos.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Makrygialos?
The water temperature around Makrygialos 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 people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (53°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Makrygialos?
Due to relatively 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Makrygialos: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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