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

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

Augusta is a coastal city in Italy. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 30723 people. The water temperature around Augusta has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.1°F) in February up to 25°C (76.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Augusta 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 Augusta?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Augusta is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Augusta. A spot, which is not too far away, is Playa Sicily, which is 16.7km (61miles) away from Augusta. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa Sicily and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Augusta are Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is ca 98.2km (61miles) away, and Mellieha bay, located 101.7km (63.2miles) from Augusta.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Augusta. One beach, which is not too far away, is Marina di Ragusa, which is only 49.9km (31miles) away from Augusta. Another beautiful beach near Augusta is Melito di Porto Salvo, 54.8km (34miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Augusta?

The sea temperature around Augusta 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Augusta. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Augusta?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures go up to 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 Augusta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Augusta...

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