Heading for holidays in Greece? Here is a review of current sea surface temperatures around the country. Generally very warm Ionian sea and central Mediterranean, slightly ‘cooler’ Aegean sea.
Ionian sea, central Mediterranean – Corfu, Lefkada, Cephalonia, western coast of Greece
The western coast of Greece, including the islands Corfu, Lefkada and Cephalonia is very warm, with sea surface temperatures in 28-30 °C range.
The northern coast of the island is slightly warmer with sea surface temperature 28-29 °C, while the southern coast is about 1 °C cooler, 27-29 °C. Slight SWE hint – do visit the Balos Lagoon if you like warm water!
Is somewhat ‘cooler’ with sea surface temperature in 26-28 °C range. The eastern coast is significantly warmer at 28-30 °C.
While in the extreme southeastern corner of the Aegean sea, the eastern coast of Rhodes Island is in the significantly warmer eastern Mediterranean. Current water temperature is about 27-29 °C along the western coast of the island, but 29 to over 30 °C along the eastern coast!
We will also be taking a close look at sea surface temperatures in other parts of the Mediterranean, stay tuned!