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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Spezia, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Spezia...

La Spezia is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around La Spezia changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.6°F) in March up to 24.3°C (75.7°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since La Spezia 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 La Spezia?

The current water temperature in the month of October at La Spezia is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots located close to La Spezia?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to La Spezia. The closest one is Marinella di Sarzana, which is 9.3km (7miles) away from La Spezia. Click here for more information on Marinella di Sarzana and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near La Spezia are Marina di Carrara-Idrovora, which is 11.3km (7miles) away, and Levanto, located approximately 11.7km (7.3miles) from La Spezia.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches in proximity to La Spezia. The nearest one is Porto Venere, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away from La Spezia. Another gorgeous beach near La Spezia is Riomaggiore, which is roughly 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for La Spezia?

The sea temperature at La Spezia is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to La Spezia?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to La Spezia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about La Spezia...

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