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

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

Poros is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1059 people. The water temperature around Poros changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.5°F) in February up to 24.5°C (76.1°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 Poros 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 Poros?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Poros is approximately:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Poros. A spot, which is not too far away, is alykes, which is 37.3km (35.7miles) away from Poros. Click here for directions and to check out more information on alykes and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Poros are Shark reef, which is roughly 57.4km (35.7miles) away, and Kastrosikia spot, located approximately 64.9km (40.3miles) from Poros.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Poros. A beach that might be worth checking out is Zacharo, which is just 66.8km (41.5miles) away from Poros. Another good beach near Poros is Valtos Beach, ca 80.8km (50.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Poros?

The water temperature around Poros is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Poros. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Poros?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Poros: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Poros...

Do you know what the the city Damwald in the Netherlands, the city Arequipa in the Peru, and the city Newburn in the United Kingdom have in common with Poros? Click on the links to find out...