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

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

Taflan is a coastal city in Turkey. The water temperature around Taflan changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7°C (44.5°F) in March up to 23.5°C (74.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Taflan 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 Taflan?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Taflan is ca:
7°C (45°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Taflan. A spot that might be worth checking out is Stone Tombs, which is almost 358.3km (222.5miles) away from Taflan. Click here for directions and for more information on Stone Tombs and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Anamur, which is roughly 408.4km (253.6miles) away from Taflan. Another fun surfspot is Anamur, located ca 408.4km (253.6miles) from Taflan.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are near to Taflan. The closest decent one is Gagra, which is 245.2km (152.3miles) away from Taflan. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Sokumi, ca 270.7km (168.1miles) away from Taflan.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Taflan?

The sea temperature around Taflan 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Taflan. Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 7°C (45°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Taflan?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during February, March, and April. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Taflan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Taflan...

Do you know what the the city Heinbockel in Germany, the city Ostricourt in France, and the city Ain Merane in Algeria have in common with Taflan? Click on the links to find out...