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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Costa Smeralda, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Costa Smeralda...

Costa Smeralda is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Costa Smeralda changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.7°F) in March up to 23.7°C (74.7°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Costa Smeralda 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 at Costa Smeralda?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Costa Smeralda is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Costa Smeralda?

There are not too many surf spots close to Costa Smeralda. A good spot nearby is Bassa Trinita, which is 24.4km (16.1miles) away from Costa Smeralda. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Bassa Trinita and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Costa Smeralda are Lu Litarroni, which is roughly 25.8km (16.1miles) away, and Rena Majore, located roughly 26.1km (16.2miles) from Costa Smeralda.

Are there any other beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Costa Smeralda. A beach that might be worth checking out is Rondinara, which is just 41.4km (25.7miles) away from Costa Smeralda. Another good beach near Costa Smeralda is Santa Giulia, 44.9km (27.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Costa Smeralda?

The water temperature at Costa Smeralda is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°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 ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Costa Smeralda?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during spring. 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 fall when water temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Costa Smeralda: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Costa Smeralda...

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