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Golden Beach (Thassos) water temperature
Golden Beach (Thassos) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.7

Overall: 4.0

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Golden Beach (Thassos) Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Aegean Sea, Greece)

Today's Golden Beach (Thassos) sea temperature is 17.8 °C.

Statistics for 16 Nov (1981–2005) – mean: 16.6 °C, range: 13.9 °C to 18.2 °C

The water temperature (17 °C) at Golden Beach (Thassos) is fairly warm. Despite the sun, a windchill factor of (8 °C) means that surfers will need a good quality spring wetsuit; maybe even a neoprene hood. No need for neoprene boots or gloves.

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 Golden Beach (Thassos). 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.

Golden Beach (Thassos) 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.

Golden Beach (Thassos) water temperatures peak in the range 23 to 27°C (73 to 81°F) on around the 7th of August and are at their coldest on about the 1st of March, in the range 12 to 13°C (54 to 55°F). Year round warm water temperatures at Golden Beach (Thassos) climb to their highest in the first part of August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The coldest water temperatures at Golden Beach (Thassos) 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 Golden Beach (Thassos) 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 Golden Beach (Thassos). Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.