Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Carrara, Italy
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Carrara...
Carrara is a coastal city in Italy.
It is a quite mid-size city close to the water with a population of 58666 people.
The water temperature around Carrara varies dramatically throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 11.2°C (52.1°F) in February up to 24°C (75.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Carrara 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 Carrara?
The current water temperature in the month of August near Carrara is about:
Are there surf spots located close to Carrara?
Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Carrara. The closest one is Marina di Carrara-Idrovora, which is just 1.8km (2miles) away from Carrara. Click here
for directions and for more information on Marina di Carrara-Idrovora and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Carrara are Marinella di Sarzana
, which is ca 3.3km (2miles) away, and Cinquale
, located approximately 6.6km (4.1miles) from Carrara.
Are there beaches near Carrara?
There are some nice beaches close to Carrara. The closest one is Carrara
, which is only 2.5km (1.6miles) away from Carrara. Another good beach near Carrara is Massa
, which is ca 4.1km (2.6miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit do I need for Carrara?
The sea temperature around Carrara is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 11°C (52°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing close to Carrara?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Carrara: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Carrara...
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