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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Markopoulo Oropou, Greece

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Markopoulo Oropou...

Markopoulo Oropou is a coastal city in Greece. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2549 people. The water temperature around Markopoulo Oropou has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (56.9°F) in March up to 25.6°C (78.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Markopoulo Oropou 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 Markopoulo Oropou?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Markopoulo Oropou is approximately:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Markopoulo Oropou. The next good one is Vouliagmeni, which is just 33.1km (53miles) away from Markopoulo Oropou. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Vouliagmeni and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Markopoulo Oropou are Tinos island-Kolimbithres, which is 85.3km (53miles) away, and Chorefto, located roughly 88.8km (55.1miles) from Markopoulo Oropou.

Are there beaches close to Markopoulo Oropou?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Markopoulo Oropou. A beach, which is not too far away, is Gytheio, which is 126.6km (78.6miles) away from Markopoulo Oropou. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Zacharo, which is ca 131.7km (81.8miles) away from Markopoulo Oropou.

What wetsuit do I need for Markopoulo Oropou?

The water temperature around Markopoulo Oropou 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 thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Markopoulo Oropou?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. 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 temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Markopoulo Oropou: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Markopoulo Oropou...

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