Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Megali Khora, Greece
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Megali Khora...
Megali Khora is a coastal city in Greece.
It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1408 people.
The water temperature around Megali Khora changes dramatically year round.
The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (58°F) in January up to 24.5°C (76.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Megali Khora 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 Megali Khora?
The current water temperature in the month of February near Megali Khora is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Megali Khora. A spot, which is not too far away, is alykes, which is just 22.9km (26.5miles) away from Megali Khora. Click here
for directions and for more information on alykes and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Megali Khora are Shark reef
, which is roughly 42.7km (26.5miles) away, and Kastrosikia spot
, located approximately 49.5km (30.7miles) from Megali Khora.
Are there beautiful beaches near by?
No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Megali Khora. The closest decent beach is Valtos Beach
, which is only 68.6km (42.6miles) away from Megali Khora. Another beautiful beach near Megali Khora is Zacharo
, approximately 81.7km (50.8miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Megali Khora?
The water temperature around Megali Khora is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Megali Khora. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures come down to approximately 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 fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Megali Khora?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Megali Khora: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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