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

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

Rhodes is a beach in Greece. The water temperature around Rhodes varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.6°C (61.9°F) in March up to 26.2°C (79.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rhodes 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 at Rhodes?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Rhodes is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Rhodes. The next good one is Acropolis, which is more than 24.5km (15.2miles) away from Rhodes. Click here for directions and for more information on Acropolis and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Naxos apollonas, which is 155.4km (96.5miles) away from Rhodes. Another surfspot is Naxos apollonas, located roughly 155.4km (96.5miles) from Rhodes.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches located close to Rhodes?

There are not many beaches close to Rhodes. The next good one is Dalaman, which is just 39.6km (24.6miles) away from Rhodes. Another good beach near Rhodes is Ölüdeniz, 50.4km (31.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Rhodes?

The sea temperature at Rhodes 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 thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of roughly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Rhodes?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Rhodes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rhodes...

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