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

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

Alghero is a coastal city in Italy. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 34261 people. The water temperature around Alghero varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.1°C (55.6°F) in February up to 24.9°C (76.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Alghero 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 Alghero?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Alghero is about:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Alghero?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Alghero. The nearest one is Reef La Maddalenetta, which is only 1.2km (6.4miles) away from Alghero. Click here to check out more information on Reef La Maddalenetta and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Alghero are Porto Ferro, which is approximately 10.3km (6.4miles) away, and Santa Caterina, located roughly 33.2km (20.6miles) from Alghero.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Alghero. A good beach nearby is Costa Smeralda, which is 66.5km (41.3miles) away from Alghero. Another fun beach near Alghero is Roccapina, which is roughly 72.2km (44.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Alghero?

The sea temperature around Alghero is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Alghero. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Alghero?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Alghero: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alghero...

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