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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mesolongi, Greece

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

Mesolongi is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 12785 people. The water temperature around Mesolongi changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (58°F) in January up to 25.7°C (78.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mesolongi 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 Mesolongi?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Mesolongi is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near Mesolongi?

There are not too many surf spots close to Mesolongi. A spot, which is not too far away, is alykes, which is roughly 3.5km (35.7miles) away from Mesolongi. Click here for directions and to check out more information on alykes and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Mesolongi are Shark reef, which is ca 57.5km (35.7miles) away, and Kastrosikia spot, located approximately 65km (40.4miles) from Mesolongi.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Mesolongi. The next good one is Zacharo, which is just 62.4km (38.7miles) away from Mesolongi. Another nice beach near Mesolongi is Valtos Beach, 84.2km (52.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Mesolongi?

The water temperature around Mesolongi 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 wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Mesolongi. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mesolongi?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 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 Mesolongi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mesolongi...

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