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

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

Erice is a coastal city in Italy. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 565 people. The water temperature around Erice changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.6°F) in March up to 25°C (77°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 Erice 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 Erice?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Erice is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Erice. The next good one is Magaggiari Sicily, which is just 28.3km (23.1miles) away from Erice. Click here for directions and for more information on Magaggiari Sicily and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Erice are Isola Delle FemminePA-LA BAIA Sicily, which is roughly 37.2km (23.1miles) away, and Playa Sicily, located approximately 142.5km (88.5miles) from Erice.

Are there beaches located close to Erice?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Erice. The next good one is Marina di Ragusa, which is 139km (86.4miles) away from Erice. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Sounine, which is ca 145.3km (90.2miles) away from Erice.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Erice?

The sea temperature around Erice 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 thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Erice. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Erice?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Erice: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Erice...

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