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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marmara, Turkey

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

Marmara is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2137 people. The water temperature around Marmara changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 7.5°C (45.5°F) in January up to 24.6°C (76.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Marmara 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 Marmara?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Marmara is about:
8°C (46°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Marmara. The closest decent spot is Golden Beach, Thassos, which is almost 146.7km (91.1miles) away from Marmara. Click here for more information on Golden Beach, Thassos and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Ikaria-Armenistis, which is ca 219.4km (136.3miles) away from Marmara. Another good surfspot is Ikaria-Armenistis, located approximately 219.4km (136.3miles) from Marmara.

Are there beaches located close to Marmara?

Not many beaches are located close to Marmara. One that might be worth checking out is Foça, which is almost 139.2km (86.5miles) away from Marmara. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Sunny Beach, which is approximately 145.9km (90.6miles) away from Marmara.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Marmara?

The sea temperature around Marmara is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Marmara. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 8°C (46°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Marmara?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (46-55°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Marmara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Marmara...

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