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

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

Nikaia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3274 people. The water temperature around Nikaia changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 14.2°C (57.6°F) in February up to 24.2°C (75.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Nikaia 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 Nikaia?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Nikaia is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Nikaia. A good spot nearby is Chorefto, which is 35.8km (22.3miles) away from Nikaia. Click here for more information on Chorefto and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Kastrosikia spot, which is ca 103km (64miles) away from Nikaia. Another good surfspot is Kastrosikia spot, located approximately 103km (64miles) from Nikaia.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Nikaia. One that might be worth checking out is Valtos Beach, which is 112.7km (70miles) away from Nikaia. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Saranda, which is approximately 132km (82miles) away from Nikaia.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Nikaia?

The water temperature around Nikaia is warm, reaching up to 24°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 might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Nikaia. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Nikaia?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish which 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 Nikaia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Nikaia...

Do you know what the the city Rumohr in Germany, the island Barbadoes in United States, and Alfeo Seamount have in common with Nikaia? Click on the links to find out...