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

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

Genoa is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Genoa varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in February up to 24.7°C (76.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Genoa 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 Genoa?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Genoa is about:
14°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Genoa?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Genoa. The nearest one is Multedo, which is 6.2km (4miles) away from Genoa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Multedo and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Genoa are Bogliasco, which is ca 6.4km (4miles) away, and Recco, located 10.1km (6.3miles) from Genoa.

Are there any other beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Genoa. The closest one is Bogliasco, which is just 6.1km (3.8miles) away from Genoa. Another fun beach near Genoa is Pieve Ligure, which is ca 7km (4.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Genoa?

The sea temperature at Genoa is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Genoa. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, 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 recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Genoa?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Genoa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Genoa...

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