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

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

Milos is a coastal city in Greece. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 819 people. The water temperature around Milos changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.2°F) in March up to 25.2°C (77.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Milos 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 Milos?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Milos is ca:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Milos?

There are not many surf spots close to Milos. A spot that might be worth checking out is Naxos apollonas, which is about 69km (45.1miles) away from Milos. Click here to check out more information on Naxos apollonas and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Milos are Tinos island-Kolimbithres, which is roughly 72.7km (45.1miles) away, and Tinos-Leivada, located approximately 74.5km (46.3miles) from Milos.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Milos. The closest decent one is Gytheio, which is 103km (64miles) away from Milos. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Zacharo, which is roughly 160.7km (99.8miles) away from Milos.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Milos?

The sea temperature around Milos is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to roughly 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Milos?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°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. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Milos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Milos...

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