Chaniá Sea Temperature

(Today) 2023

16.8°C / 62.3°F

The water will feel medium. The water will feel a bit chilly in just bathers / swimming costume. If you plan on wearing a wetsuit 4/3mm should be thick enough.

Current weather

11°C / 51°F
(scattered clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
6 mph
Humidity
71%

The measurements for the water temperature in Chaniá, Crete are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Chaniá water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Chaniá average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Chaniá
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 15.3 14.9 15.3 15.2 16.9 21.2 23.9 24.8 24 21.4 18.8 16.3
Max °C 18.2 16.9 16.9 18.2 21.3 24.5 27.4 27.4 26.8 24.8 22 20
Min °F 60.7 59.6 60.2 60.6 64.2 71.4 76.4 77.7 76.3 71.9 67.1 62.8
Max °F 63.6 61.6 61.8 63.6 68.6 74.7 79.9 80.3 79.1 75.3 70.3 66.5

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 79°F / 26.1°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 60.6°F / 15.9°C.