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Armenistis (Ikaria) water temperature
Armenistis (Ikaria) ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.3
Consistency of Surf: 2.3
Difficulty Level: 1.3
Wind and Kite Surfing: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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Armenistis (Ikaria) Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Aegean Sea, Greece)

Today's Armenistis (Ikaria) sea temperature is 16.8 °C.

Statistics for 19 Feb (1981–2005) – mean: 15.3 °C, range: 14.5 °C to 16.1 °C

The water temperature (16 °C) at Armenistis (Ikaria) is quite cool. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a good sealed spring wetsuit. Some surfers would prefer to wear gloves and boots too. Effective windchill factor of (14 °C) will make the air and water feel about the same temperature.

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 Armenistis (Ikaria). 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.

Armenistis (Ikaria) 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.

Armenistis (Ikaria) sea temperatures peak in the range 22 to 26°C (72 to 79°F) on around the 7th of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, in the range 15 to 16°C (59 to 61°F). Armenistis (Ikaria) sea temperatures are always warm reach their warmest 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 minimum sea temperatures at Armenistis (Ikaria) 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 Armenistis (Ikaria) 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 Armenistis (Ikaria). Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.