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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Paralimni, Cyprus

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

Paralimni is a coastal city in Cyprus. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11836 people. The water temperature around Paralimni changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.5°F) in February up to 27.6°C (81.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Paralimni 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 Paralimni?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Paralimni is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Paralimni. The next good one is Anamur, which is 93.3km (61.2miles) away from Paralimni. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Anamur and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Paralimni are Castles, which is roughly 98.5km (61.2miles) away, and Stone Tombs, located ca 99.4km (61.7miles) from Paralimni.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Paralimni?

Yes, there are other nice beaches in close proximity to Paralimni. The closest one is Nissi beach, which is only 3.6km (2.3miles) away from Paralimni. Another gorgeous beach near Paralimni is Fig Tree Bay, which is roughly 4.4km (2.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Paralimni?

The water temperature around Paralimni is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (63°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine 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 scuba diving and fishing near Paralimni?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Paralimni: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Paralimni...

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