Beach Weather in Paleochora Beach, Crete, Greece

BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
15°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
24°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
25°
Swim
Sea
23°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
18°
 
BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 13° 10° 12° 17° 17° 15° 11°
2% 25% 19% 47% 27% 12% 23% 10%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 12° 18° 18° 16° 14°
3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 3% 4% 5%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14° 13° 12° 14° 15° 15° 14° 12°
86% 88% 84% 81% 78% 76% 77% 2%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.3mm 0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Wed 6th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10° 12° 17° 16° 15°
80% 75% 59% 12% 78% 73% 0% 70%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Thu 7th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 11° 14° 17° 16° 14° 12°
3% 0% 0% 0% 0% 80% 82% 78%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.2mm 0.1mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Fri 8th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 11° 11° 12° 15° 15° 13° 11°
80% 58% 13% 3% 1% 11% 23% 16%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Sat 9th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 11° 14° 17° 17° 15° 13°
27% 35% 52% 5% 4% 4% 4% 4%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
17°
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
22
kmh
23
kmh
18
kmh
21
kmh
23
kmh
22
kmh
21
kmh
19
kmh
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.6m
0.8m
1.0m
1.0m
0.5m
6.9s 6.9s 7.2s 6.8s 9.2s 8.5s 8.5s 7.3s
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
14
kmh
8
kmh
5
kmh
16
kmh
24
kmh
32
kmh
39
kmh
32
kmh
0.3m
1.4m
1.2m
1.3m
1.5m
1.7m
1.9m
0.7m
7.2s 6.9s 6.7s 6.4s 6.1s 5.8s 5.6s 5.6s
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
31
kmh
36
kmh
35
kmh
38
kmh
39
kmh
36
kmh
36
kmh
33
kmh
1.6m
1.5m
1.4m
1.8m
1.9m
1.7m
1.6m
1.6m
5.3s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s
Wed 6th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
30
kmh
31
kmh
27
kmh
26
kmh
29
kmh
26
kmh
27
kmh
29
kmh
1.5m
1.5m
1.4m
1.5m
1.4m
1.4m
1.4m
1.3m
5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s
Thu 7th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26
kmh
27
kmh
20
kmh
23
kmh
31
kmh
34
kmh
31
kmh
30
kmh
1.3m
1.4m
1.3m
1.4m
1.4m
1.5m
1.5m
1.5m
5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s
Fri 8th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
31
kmh
35
kmh
28
kmh
23
kmh
24
kmh
27
kmh
21
kmh
17
kmh
1.5m
1.5m
1.4m
1.2m
0.5m
0.3m
1.3m
1.1m
5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 5.2s 6.8s 6.7s 6.5s 6.2s
Sat 9th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
17
kmh
15
kmh
13
kmh
11
kmh
13
kmh
14
kmh
12
kmh
6
kmh
1.0m
0.9m
0.8m
0.8m
0.7m
0.8m
0.8m
0.5m
6.0s 5.8s 5.6s 5.3s 5.6s 5.4s 5.3s 5.1s
Sun 3rd March
5:20 AM 11:40 AM 6:05 PM
0.00 0.20 0.00
Mon 4th March
12:00 AM 6:31 AM 1:14 PM 7:31 PM
0.30 0.00 0.20 -0.10
Tue 5th March
1:53 AM 8:03 AM 3:02 PM 9:06 PM
0.30 0.00 0.20 0.00
Wed 6th March
3:33 AM 9:33 AM 4:14 PM 10:18 PM
0.20 0.00 0.10 0.10
Thu 7th March
4:38 AM 10:40 AM 5:06 PM 11:13 PM
0.10 0.10 0.10 0.10
Fri 8th March
5:28 AM 11:33 AM 5:51 PM 11:59 PM
0.10 0.20 0.00 0.20
Sat 9th March
6:12 AM 12:20 PM 6:32 PM
0.00 0.30 -0.10
Sun 3rd March
17°
0.0mm
21kmh WNW
20%
Mon 4th March
18°
0.0mm
8kmh NNE
1%
Tue 5th March
15°
0.7mm
29kmh WSW
71%
Wed 6th March
17°
0.1mm
24kmh WNW
55%
Thu 7th March
17°
0.4mm
22kmh W
30%
Fri 8th March
15°
0.0mm
12kmh SSW
25%
Sat 9th March
17°
0.0mm
14kmh NW
16%
Sun 10th March
20°
0.0mm
8kmh NE
7%
Mon 11th March
23°
0.0mm
8kmh S
14%
Tue 12th March
25°
0.0mm
3kmh WSW
18%
Wed 13th March
22°
0.0mm
26kmh W
37%
Thu 14th March
19°
0.4mm
7kmh NW
38%
Fri 15th March
14°
10.8mm
23kmh NE
97%
Sat 16th March
13°
0.2mm
14kmh NE
54%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 18° which is not so warm but sunbathing may be possible on some days. The average water temperature will be 17° which is cool for swimming, shorty wetsuit may help you extend your time in the water. There will be 6 days of light rain with an average of 2.1mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 35%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Paleochora Beach don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Paleochora Beach, Crete, Greece

Paleochora Beach, located on the southern coast of Crete, Greece, is a perfect destination for those looking to enjoy a relaxing beach holiday. With its crystal clear waters and stunning coastline, it's no wonder that this beach is popular among both tourists and locals alike. Whether you are looking to soak up the sun, explore the underwater world or simply unwind, Paleochora Beach has something for everyone.

Beach Type

Paleochora Beach offers a mix of beach types. The main beach area features coarse sand with pebbles mixed in, while the eastern end of the beach has more fine-grained golden sand. The west side of the beach is rockier and thus offers better conditions for snorkeling and diving. The rocky areas provide an ideal environment for marine life such as fish and octopuses, making it a great spot for those interested in exploring the underwater world.

Beach Activities

There are plenty of activities to enjoy at Paleochora Beach:

  1. Swimming - With its clear blue waters and pleasant temperatures, swimming is one of the most popular activities at Paleochora Beach.
  2. Snorkeling - As mentioned earlier, the rocky parts of the beach offer excellent opportunities for snorkeling and discovering diverse marine life.
  3. Scuba Diving - Dive shops in Paleochora offer dive trips to nearby reefs and caves for divers of all levels.
  4. Windsurfing - Due to its location on Crete's southern coast, Paleochora Beach can experience strong winds which make it ideal for windsurfing enthusiasts.
  5. Boat Trips - Various boat trips can be arranged from Paleochora to explore nearby beaches or even go dolphin watching.

Accommodations

There are several accommodation options available near Paleochora Beach:

  • Caravella Luxury Apartments: Located just 70 meters from the beach, these modern apartments offer self-catering facilities and stunning sea views.
  • Libyan Princess Hotel: This 4-star hotel is situated within walking distance of the beach and features a swimming pool, restaurant, and spa facilities.
  • Orient Beach Hotel: A budget-friendly option, this hotel offers basic rooms with balconies overlooking the sea or garden.

Areas to Stay In

There are two main areas to consider when choosing where to stay in Paleochora:

  1. Town Center - Staying in the town center allows for easy access to restaurants, bars, and shops, making it a convenient location for those who want to be close to all amenities.
  2. Beachfront - For those who prioritize being close to the beach itself, staying in beachfront accommodations will provide easy access to the sand and sea as well as stunning views.

Beach Amenities

Paleochora Beach offers several amenities for visitors:

  • Sunbeds and umbrellas available for rent
  • Beachside tavernas and cafes serving food and drinks
  • Showers and changing rooms
  • Lifeguards on duty during peak season
  • Parking available nearby

With its beautiful scenery, diverse beach types, and wide range of activities available, Paleochora Beach is an ideal destination for a memorable beach holiday in Crete.

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