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

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

Paralia is a coastal city in Greece. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6336 people. The water temperature around Paralia varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.6°C (53°F) in March up to 25.5°C (77.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Paralia 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 Paralia?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Paralia is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Paralia. A spot, which is not too far away, is alykes, which is just 17.1km (42.3miles) away from Paralia. Click here for directions and for more information on alykes and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Paralia are Agrili, which is ca 68.2km (42.3miles) away, and Shark reef, located approximately 76.1km (47.3miles) from Paralia.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Paralia. The next good one is Zacharo, which is more than 49.5km (30.7miles) away from Paralia. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Valtos Beach, 102.8km (63.8miles) away from Paralia.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Paralia?

The sea temperature around Paralia is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Paralia. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Paralia?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Paralia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Paralia...

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