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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rhodes Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rhodes Basin...

Rhodes Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Rhodes Basin has extreme variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.4°F) in February up to 26.2°C (79.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Rhodes Basin 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 Rhodes Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters close to Rhodes Basin is approximately:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Rhodes Basin. The next good one is Acropolis, which is almost 26.3km (16.3miles) away from Rhodes Basin. Click here to check out more information on Acropolis and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Peristeras, which is approximately 167.1km (103.8miles) away from Rhodes Basin. Another fun surfspot is Peristeras, located ca 167.1km (103.8miles) from Rhodes Basin.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Rhodes Basin?

No, there are not many beaches near to Rhodes Basin. The next good one is Rhodes, which is only 39.1km (24.3miles) away from Rhodes Basin. Another beautiful beach near Rhodes Basin is Patara Beach, which is approximately 50.2km (31.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Rhodes Basin?

The water temperature at Rhodes Basin is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit 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, water temperatures cool down to nearly 16°C (60°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy 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 Rhodes Basin?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°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. The conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Rhodes Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rhodes Basin...

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