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

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

Acireale is a coastal city in Italy. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 49477 people. The water temperature around Acireale changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.9°F) in March up to 24.7°C (76.5°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Acireale 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 Acireale?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Acireale is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near Acireale?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Acireale. A spot, which is not too far away, is Playa Sicily, which is more than 11.6km (7.2miles) away from Acireale. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa Sicily and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is ca 118.8km (73.8miles) away from Acireale. Another surfspot is Gozo-Ramla Bay, located ca 118.8km (73.8miles) from Acireale.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Acireale. One beach, which is not too far away, is Melito di Porto Salvo, which is just 39.5km (24.5miles) away from Acireale. Another fun beach near Acireale is Reggio Calabria, ca 42.6km (26.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Acireale?

The water temperature around Acireale is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light 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 diving around Acireale. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Acireale?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Acireale: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Acireale...

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