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

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

Polykastro is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 6961 people. The water temperature around Polykastro changes dramatically throughout 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Polykastro 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 Polykastro?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Polykastro is about:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Polykastro?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Polykastro. A spot that might be worth checking out is Chorefto, which is almost 110.4km (68.6miles) away from Polykastro. Click here for directions and for more information on Chorefto and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Amoudia Left, which is 165.1km (102.6miles) away from Polykastro. Another surfspot is Amoudia Left, located approximately 165.1km (102.6miles) from Polykastro.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are near to Polykastro. A good beach nearby is Saranda, which is 156.2km (97miles) away from Polykastro. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Kavaja, approximately 156.9km (97.5miles) away from Polykastro.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Polykastro?

The sea temperature around Polykastro 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 sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 12°C (53°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 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 wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Polykastro?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Polykastro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Polykastro...

Do you know what the the city Don in France, the city Simoes Filho in Brazil, and the city Villaviciosa in Spain have in common with Polykastro? Click on the links to find out...