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Stalida Beach or Stalis Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Crete, Greece)

Today's Stalida Beach or Stalis sea temperature is 17.3 °C.

Statistics for 28 Jan (1981–2005) – mean: 15.9 °C, range: 15.1 °C to 16.6 °C

The water temperature (17 °C) at Stalida Beach or Stalis is relatively warm. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 15 °C.

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)

(click thumbnails to expand)

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Stalida Beach or Stalis. 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.

Stalida Beach or Stalis 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.

Stalida Beach or Stalis sea temperatures peak in the range 24 to 27°C (75 to 81°F) on around the 10th of August and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 15 to 16°C (59 to 61°F). Year round warm sea temperatures at Stalida Beach or Stalis climb to their highest in early to mid August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The lowest seasonal sea temperatures at Stalida Beach or Stalis at the beginning of March lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Stalida Beach or Stalis 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 Stalida Beach or Stalis. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.