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Apollonas (Naxos) water temperature
Apollonas (Naxos) ratings
Quality on a good day: 1.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Apollonas (Naxos) Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Aegean Sea, Greece)

Today's Apollonas (Naxos) sea temperature is 23.2 °C.

Statistics for 23 Sep (1981–2005) – mean: 23.1 °C, range: 21.3 °C to 24.8 °C

Sunny with pleasantly warm air temperatures (feeling like 24 °C once we account for wind), and similar sea temperatures (23 °C). Wear boardshorts or a shorty, or better still a thin summer wetsuit to keep the UV off.

Greece Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Greece
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Greece Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Greece
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Apollonas (Naxos). This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Apollonas (Naxos) Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Apollonas (Naxos) water temperatures peak in the range 23 to 27°C (73 to 81°F) on around the 7th of August and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 15 to 16°C (59 to 61°F). Apollonas (Naxos) water temperatures are always warm reach their highest in the first part of August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The lowest water temperatures at Apollonas (Naxos) at the beginning of March are ideally suited to a 4/3mm wetsuit + 3mm boots, although a 5/3mm wetsuit may be preferable for longer sessions and cold windy days.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Apollonas (Naxos) can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Apollonas (Naxos). Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.