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

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

Mercin is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a quite huge city close to the water with a population of 537842 people. The water temperature around Mercin changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in March up to 28.7°C (83.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Mercin 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 Mercin?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Mercin is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Mercin?

There are not many surf spots close to Mercin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Stone Tombs, which is 33.6km (21.8miles) away from Mercin. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mercin are Castles, which is 35.1km (21.8miles) away, and Anamur, located roughly 105.7km (65.7miles) from Mercin.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are near to Mercin. The next good one is Fig Tree Bay, which is 127.1km (78.9miles) away from Mercin. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Nissi beach, approximately 130.2km (80.9miles) away from Mercin.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mercin?

The sea temperature around Mercin is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Mercin. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok 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 hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mercin?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mercin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Mercin...

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