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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Samothraki Plateau

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Samothraki Plateau...

Samothraki Plateau is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Samothraki Plateau changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.7°F) in February up to 25.5°C (77.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Samothraki Plateau 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 Samothraki Plateau?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Samothraki Plateau is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Samothraki Plateau. The closest decent spot is Golden Beach, Thassos, which is almost 25.7km (16miles) away from Samothraki Plateau. Click here for more information on Golden Beach, Thassos and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Alacati, which is roughly 182.8km (113.5miles) away from Samothraki Plateau. Another good surfspot is Alacati, located ca 182.8km (113.5miles) from Samothraki Plateau.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Samothraki Plateau. The closest decent beach is Foça, which is almost 165.1km (102.6miles) away from Samothraki Plateau. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Sunny Beach, which is ca 183.5km (114miles) away from Samothraki Plateau.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Samothraki Plateau?

The water temperature at Samothraki Plateau is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Samothraki Plateau. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 10°C (51°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Samothraki Plateau?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Samothraki Plateau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Samothraki Plateau...

Do you know what the the city Cumedak in Indonesia, the city Santa Cruz de Bezana in Spain, and the city Chartham in United Kingdom have in common with Samothraki Plateau? Click on the links to find out...