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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Giglio Island, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Giglio Island...

Giglio Island is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Giglio Island varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.3°F) in March up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Giglio Island 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 Giglio Island?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Giglio Island is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Giglio Island?

There are not many surf spots close to Giglio Island. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ansedonia-Il Cartello, which is just 19.6km (18.6miles) away from Giglio Island. Click here to check out more information on Ansedonia-Il Cartello and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Giglio Island are Rocchette, which is approximately 30km (18.6miles) away, and Marangone, located approximately 49.4km (30.7miles) from Giglio Island.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches close to Giglio Island. The nearest one is Monte Argentario, which is just 12.1km (7.5miles) away from Giglio Island. Another fun beach near Giglio Island is Orbetello, which is approximately 16.9km (10.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Giglio Island?

The sea temperature at Giglio Island is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°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 will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Giglio Island. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Giglio Island?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Giglio Island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Giglio Island...

Do you know what the the city Muxika in Spain, the city Tisma in Nicaragua, and the city Melksham in United Kingdom have in common with Giglio Island? Click on the links to find out...