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

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

Paros is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5289 people. The water temperature around Paros has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.6°F) in January up to 23.8°C (74.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Paros 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 Paros?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Paros is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Paros. A good spot nearby is Naxos apollonas, which is 23.2km (22.8miles) away from Paros. Click here to check out more information on Naxos apollonas and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Paros are Tinos-Leivada, which is ca 36.8km (22.8miles) away, and Tinos island-Kolimbithres, located roughly 37.8km (23.5miles) from Paros.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Paros. A beach that might be worth checking out is Didim, which is more than 117.9km (73.2miles) away from Paros. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Urla, 122.7km (76.2miles) away from Paros.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Paros?

The water temperature around Paros is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Paros?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°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 Paros: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Paros...

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