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

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

Skefe is a coastal city in Turkey. The water temperature around Skefe changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 8.1°C (46.6°F) in February up to 24.6°C (76.3°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Skefe 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 Skefe?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Skefe is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Skefe. A spot, which is not too far away, is Stone Tombs, which is almost 430.7km (267.5miles) away from Skefe. Click here for directions and for more information on Stone Tombs and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Anamur, which is roughly 498.5km (309.6miles) away from Skefe. Another surfspot is Anamur, located ca 498.5km (309.6miles) from Skefe.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Skefe?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Skefe. The closest decent one is Chaqvi, which is more than 129.3km (80.3miles) away from Skefe. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Kobuleti beach, ca 133.9km (83.2miles) away from Skefe.

What wetsuit is recommended for Skefe?

The water temperature around Skefe is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Skefe. However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 8°C (47°F). During this season, a 5/4 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 good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Skefe?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during January, February, and March. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Skefe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Skefe...

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