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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Acate, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Acate...

Acate is a coastal city in Italy. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7919 people. The water temperature around Acate varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.1°C (59.1°F) in March up to 24.8°C (76.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Acate is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Acate?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters close to Acate is approximately:
24°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Acate. The closest decent spot is Playa Sicily, which is just 44.8km (41.9miles) away from Acate. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Playa Sicily and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Acate are Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is ca 67.5km (41.9miles) away, and Mellieha bay, located roughly 73.3km (45.5miles) from Acate.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Acate?

No, there are not many beaches near to Acate. The closest decent beach is Marina di Ragusa, which is just 16.9km (10.5miles) away from Acate. Another good beach near Acate is Marsalforn, 67km (41.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Acate?

The water temperature around Acate is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Acate. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Acate?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Acate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Acate...

Do you know what the the city Tullamarine in Australia, the city Rotnes in Norway, and the city Chiusano di San Domenico in Italy have in common with Acate? Click on the links to find out...