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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nea Poteidaia, Greece

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nea Poteidaia...

Nea Poteidaia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1559 people. The water temperature around Nea Poteidaia changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.7°F) in February up to 26°C (78.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Nea Poteidaia 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 Nea Poteidaia?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Nea Poteidaia is about:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Nea Poteidaia. A spot, which is not too far away, is Chorefto, which is about 52.3km (51.9miles) away from Nea Poteidaia. Click here for directions and for more information on Chorefto and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Nea Poteidaia are Golden Beach, Thassos, which is ca 83.5km (51.9miles) away, and Kastrosikia spot, located ca 162.8km (101.1miles) from Nea Poteidaia.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Nea Poteidaia. A beach, which is not too far away, is Valtos Beach, which is more than 169.2km (105.1miles) away from Nea Poteidaia. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Saranda, which is 177.4km (110.2miles) away from Nea Poteidaia.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Nea Poteidaia?

The water temperature around Nea Poteidaia is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Nea Poteidaia. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Nea Poteidaia?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Nea Poteidaia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Nea Poteidaia...

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