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

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

Vakfikebir is a coastal city in Turkey. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 37728 people. The water temperature around Vakfikebir has a large variability year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Vakfikebir 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 Vakfikebir?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Vakfikebir is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Vakfikebir. A spot, which is not too far away, is Stone Tombs, which is 424.9km (263.9miles) away from Vakfikebir. Click here for directions and for more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Anamur, which is ca 492.4km (305.9miles) away from Vakfikebir. Another fun surfspot is Anamur, located ca 492.4km (305.9miles) from Vakfikebir.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Vakfikebir. A good beach nearby is Chaqvi, which is more than 135.3km (84miles) away from Vakfikebir. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Kobuleti beach, ca 139.9km (86.9miles) away from Vakfikebir.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Vakfikebir?

The water temperature around Vakfikebir 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Vakfikebir. However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 8°C (47°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine 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 close to Vakfikebir?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 8 to 13°C (47-56°F) during winter. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during May, June, and Jul when sea 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 Vakfikebir: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Vakfikebir...

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