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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Selcuk, Turkey

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

Selcuk is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 29101 people. The water temperature around Selcuk varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.9°C (60.7°F) in December up to 24.2°C (75.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Selcuk 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 Selcuk?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Selcuk is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Selcuk. A spot that might be worth checking out is Alacati, which is just 60.8km (45.6miles) away from Selcuk. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Alacati and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Selcuk are Ikaria-Armenistis, which is approximately 73.4km (45.6miles) away, and Naxos apollonas, located ca 113.2km (70.3miles) from Selcuk.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Selcuk. A good beach nearby is Didim, which is just 40.2km (24.9miles) away from Selcuk. Another good beach near Selcuk is Urla, 41.6km (25.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Selcuk?

The water temperature around Selcuk is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Selcuk. However, during November, December, and January, temperatures drop down to roughly 16°C (61°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Selcuk?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Selcuk: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Selcuk...

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