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

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

Yakapinar is a coastal city in Turkey. The water temperature around Yakapinar changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 16°C (60.8°F) in February up to 28.7°C (83.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Yakapinar 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 Yakapinar?

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

Are there surf spots close to Yakapinar?

There are not too many surf spots close to Yakapinar. A good spot nearby is Stone Tombs, which is roughly 87.8km (55.5miles) away from Yakapinar. Click here for more information on Stone Tombs and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Yakapinar are Castles, which is 89.4km (55.5miles) away, and Anamur, located ca 161.8km (100.5miles) from Yakapinar.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Yakapinar. One that might be worth checking out is Fig Tree Bay, which is 161.8km (100.5miles) away from Yakapinar. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Nissi beach, 166km (103.1miles) away from Yakapinar.

What wetsuit do I need for Yakapinar?

The water temperature around Yakapinar is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to approximately 16°C (61°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Yakapinar?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Yakapinar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Yakapinar...

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