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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sparti, Greece

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

Sparti is a coastal city in Greece. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 16239 people. The water temperature around Sparti varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.2°F) in March up to 26.5°C (79.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sparti 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 Sparti?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Sparti is about:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near Sparti?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sparti. The closest decent spot is Voidokoilia, which is just 43.2km (26.9miles) away from Sparti. Click here for directions and for more information on Voidokoilia and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sparti are Agamemnon Kouloura Island, which is ca 43.3km (26.9miles) away, and Lakouvardos, located 46.7km (29miles) from Sparti.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Sparti. A good beach nearby is Gytheio, which is only 22.9km (14.2miles) away from Sparti. Another beach near Sparti is Zacharo, which is roughly 51.4km (31.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Sparti?

The water temperature around Sparti is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sparti. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to roughly 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sparti?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sparti: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sparti...

Do you know what the the city Tarnos in France, the city Eibar in Spain, and the city Hurstpierpoint in United Kingdom have in common with Sparti? Click on the links to find out...