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

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

Potamos is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3840 people. The water temperature around Potamos varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.7°F) in March up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Potamos 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 Potamos?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Potamos is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Potamos. A good spot nearby is Kastro Point, which is roughly 36.3km (22.8miles) away from Potamos. Click here to check out more information on Kastro Point and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Potamos are Krioneri PARGA, which is ca 36.7km (22.8miles) away, and Amoudia Left, located 41.8km (25.9miles) from Potamos.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Potamos. The next good one is Saranda, which is 18.7km (11.6miles) away from Potamos. Another fun beach near Potamos is Borsh, which is 30.3km (18.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Potamos?

The water temperature around Potamos is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°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 will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Potamos. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Potamos?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Potamos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Potamos...

Do you know what the the city Mont Albert North in Australia, the city Thurso in United Kingdom, and the city Yonghu in China have in common with Potamos? Click on the links to find out...