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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near South Skyros Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about South Skyros Basin...

South Skyros Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around South Skyros Basin changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.7°C (58.5°F) in April up to 23.3°C (73.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since South Skyros Basin 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 South Skyros Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of May near South Skyros Basin is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to South Skyros Basin?

There are not many surf spots close to South Skyros Basin. A spot that might be worth checking out is Vouliagmeni, which is about 72.6km (45.7miles) away from South Skyros Basin. Click here for more information on Vouliagmeni and its water temperature. Other surfspots near South Skyros Basin are Tinos island-Kolimbithres, which is roughly 73.6km (45.7miles) away, and Tinos-Leivada, located roughly 77km (47.8miles) from South Skyros Basin.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to South Skyros Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Foça, which is almost 114.7km (71.2miles) away from South Skyros Basin. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Urla, which is approximately 117.4km (72.9miles) away from South Skyros Basin.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for South Skyros Basin?

The sea temperature at South Skyros Basin is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°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 stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at South Skyros Basin. However, during spring, water temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to South Skyros Basin?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to South Skyros Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about South Skyros Basin...

Do you know what the the city Villarosa in Italy, the city Zelezniki in Slovenia, and the city Abu Kabir in Egypt have in common with South Skyros Basin? Click on the links to find out...