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

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

Volos is a coastal city in Greece. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 84425 people. The water temperature around Volos changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.4°F) in February up to 25.7°C (78.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Volos 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 Volos?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Volos is approximately:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots near Volos?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Volos. The next good one is Chorefto, which is more than 11.1km (6.9miles) away from Volos. Click here for more information on Chorefto and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Vouliagmeni, which is approximately 117.1km (72.7miles) away from Volos. Another fun surfspot is Vouliagmeni, located roughly 117.1km (72.7miles) from Volos.

Are there beautiful beaches near Volos?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Volos. The next good one is Valtos Beach, which is more than 136.6km (84.9miles) away from Volos. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Zacharo, which is roughly 148.6km (92.3miles) away from Volos.

What wetsuit do I need for Volos?

The water temperature around Volos is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Volos. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Volos?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Volos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Volos...

Do you know what the the city Balas in the Philippines, the city Lancara in the Spain, and the city Burbure in the France have in common with Volos? Click on the links to find out...