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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Shark reef, Greece

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Shark reef...

Shark reef is a surf spot in Greece. The water temperature around Shark reef changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in February up to 24.5°C (76°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Shark reef 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 Shark reef?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Shark reef is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Shark reef?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Shark reef. The nearest one is Kastrosikia spot, which is just 8km (5miles) away from Shark reef. Click here for directions and for more information on Kastrosikia spot and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Shark reef is Ligia reef, which is 11.9km (7.4miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Shark reef. The next good one is Valtos Beach, which is only 26.9km (16.7miles) away from Shark reef. Another beautiful beach near Shark reef is Saranda, 71.9km (44.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Shark reef?

The water temperature at Shark reef is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Shark reef?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea 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 Shark reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Shark reef...

Do you know what the the city Santa Margherita Ligure in Italy, the city Aisai in Japan, and the city Stretham in United Kingdom have in common with Shark reef? Click on the links to find out...