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

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

Galatone is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Galatone varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.5°F) in February up to 26.4°C (79.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Galatone 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 Galatone?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Galatone is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Galatone?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Galatone. The closest decent spot is Kastro Point, which is 138km (85.7miles) away from Galatone. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Kastro Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Amoudia Left, which is approximately 143.4km (89.1miles) away from Galatone. Another surfspot is Amoudia Left, located approximately 143.4km (89.1miles) from Galatone.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are some other beaches close to Galatone. The nearest one is Gallipoli, which is only 7.8km (4.8miles) away from Galatone. Another good beach near Galatone is Alliste, which is 14.1km (8.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Galatone?

The sea temperature at Galatone is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (80°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok 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 diving and fishing close to Galatone?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°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 usually change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (71-80°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Galatone: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Galatone...

Do you know what the the city Felida in the United States, the city Oco in the Spain, and the city Barendrecht in the Netherlands have in common with Galatone? Click on the links to find out...