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

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

Ortaca is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 19741 people. The water temperature around Ortaca has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.7°F) in March up to 25.6°C (78°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Ortaca 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 Ortaca?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Ortaca is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Ortaca. The closest decent spot is Acropolis, which is almost 63.8km (39.6miles) away from Ortaca. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Acropolis and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Alacati, which is 164.6km (102.2miles) away from Ortaca. Another fun surfspot is Alacati, located 164.6km (102.2miles) from Ortaca.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Ortaca. The closest decent beach is Dalaman, which is only 5.4km (3.3miles) away from Ortaca. Another nice beach near Ortaca is Ölüdeniz, which is approximately 27.9km (17.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Ortaca?

The water temperature around Ortaca is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ortaca?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Ortaca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ortaca...

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