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

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

Okurcalar is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 4312 people. The water temperature around Okurcalar has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16.9°C (62.4°F) in March up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Okurcalar 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 Okurcalar?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Okurcalar. A spot, which is not too far away, is Anamur, which is more than 78.8km (48.9miles) away from Okurcalar. Click here for directions and for more information on Anamur and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Stone Tombs, which is approximately 137.6km (85.4miles) away from Okurcalar. Another surfspot is Stone Tombs, located 137.6km (85.4miles) from Okurcalar.

Are there sandy beaches close to Okurcalar?

There are not too many beaches near to Okurcalar. One beach, which is not too far away, is Kleopatra Beach, which is just 16.3km (10.1miles) away from Okurcalar. Another fun beach near Okurcalar is Lara Beach, roughly 49.5km (30.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Okurcalar?

The sea temperature around Okurcalar is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Okurcalar. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Okurcalar?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Okurcalar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Okurcalar...

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