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

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

Pefkochori is a coastal city in Greece. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1931 people. The water temperature around Pefkochori varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.4°F) in February up to 25.6°C (78°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 Pefkochori 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 Pefkochori?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Pefkochori is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Pefkochori. A good spot nearby is Chorefto, which is roughly 45.2km (49miles) away from Pefkochori. Click here for more information on Chorefto and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Pefkochori are Golden Beach, Thassos, which is 78.9km (49miles) away, and Vouliagmeni, located approximately 150.6km (93.5miles) from Pefkochori.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are close to Pefkochori. A beach, which is not too far away, is Valtos Beach, which is 179km (111.2miles) away from Pefkochori. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Saranda, 191.2km (118.8miles) away from Pefkochori.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Pefkochori?

The water temperature around Pefkochori 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 wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 13°C (55°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pefkochori?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Pefkochori: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pefkochori...

Do you know what the the city Bani in the Philippines, the city Sidomulyo in the Indonesia, and the city Klein Meckelsen in the Germany have in common with Pefkochori? Click on the links to find out...