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

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

Portaria is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 1429 people. The water temperature around Portaria varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.7°F) in February up to 26°C (78.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Portaria 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 Portaria?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Portaria is about:
25°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots near Portaria?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Portaria. A good spot nearby is Chorefto, which is almost 7.9km (4.9miles) away from Portaria. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Chorefto and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Vouliagmeni, which is ca 116.9km (72.6miles) away from Portaria. Another good surfspot is Vouliagmeni, located ca 116.9km (72.6miles) from Portaria.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Portaria. The closest decent one is Valtos Beach, which is 139.7km (86.8miles) away from Portaria. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Zacharo, which is ca 151.1km (93.9miles) away from Portaria.

What wetsuit is needed for Portaria?

The water temperature around Portaria is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°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 people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Portaria?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°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 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Portaria: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Portaria...

Do you know what the the city Obzor in Bulgaria, the city Cill Airne in Ireland, and the city Kaduranca in Indonesia have in common with Portaria? Click on the links to find out...