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

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

Thasos is a coastal city in Greece. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 3234 people. The water temperature around Thasos has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.9°C (51.7°F) in February up to 24.9°C (76.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Thasos 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 Thasos?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Thasos is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Thasos?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Thasos. The closest decent spot is Golden Beach, Thassos, which is 4.4km (2.7miles) away from Thasos. Click here for directions and for more information on Golden Beach, Thassos and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Alacati, which is ca 195.8km (121.6miles) away from Thasos. Another fun surfspot is Alacati, located 195.8km (121.6miles) from Thasos.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Thasos. A good beach nearby is Foça, which is 182.8km (113.6miles) away from Thasos. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Sunny Beach, 201.9km (125.4miles) away from Thasos.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Thasos?

The sea temperature around Thasos is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 11°C (52°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Thasos?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Thasos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Thasos...

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