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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palaia Fokaia, Greece

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Palaia Fokaia...

Palaia Fokaia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 2713 people. The water temperature around Palaia Fokaia changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.5°F) in January up to 24.7°C (76.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Palaia Fokaia 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 Palaia Fokaia?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Palaia Fokaia is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Palaia Fokaia. The closest decent spot is Vouliagmeni, which is just 11.3km (40.8miles) away from Palaia Fokaia. Click here for directions and for more information on Vouliagmeni and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Palaia Fokaia are Tinos island-Kolimbithres, which is approximately 65.7km (40.8miles) away, and Tinos-Leivada, located approximately 71km (44.1miles) from Palaia Fokaia.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Palaia Fokaia?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Palaia Fokaia. A good beach nearby is Gytheio, which is almost 101.3km (62.9miles) away from Palaia Fokaia. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Zacharo, which is roughly 127.2km (79miles) away from Palaia Fokaia.

What wetsuit is needed for Palaia Fokaia?

The water temperature around Palaia Fokaia is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Palaia Fokaia?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Palaia Fokaia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Palaia Fokaia...

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