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

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

Altare is a coastal city in Italy. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 2068 people. The water temperature around Altare varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.3°F) in February up to 23.7°C (74.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Altare 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 Altare?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Altare is about:
14°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Altare?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Altare. The nearest one is Finale Ligure, which is just 11.7km (7.5miles) away from Altare. Click here for more information on Finale Ligure and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Altare are Varazze, which is 12.1km (7.5miles) away, and Albenga, located roughly 21.1km (13.1miles) from Altare.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches close to Altare. The nearest one is Vado Ligure, which is 6.2km (3.8miles) away from Altare. Another fun beach near Altare is Savona, which is roughly 7km (4.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Altare?

The sea temperature around Altare is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Altare. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to 14°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold 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 Altare?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Altare: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Altare...

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