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

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

Lecce is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Lecce varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 12°C (53.7°F) in March up to 25.1°C (77.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Lecce 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 Lecce?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Lecce. A spot that might be worth checking out is Kastro Point, which is more than 139.9km (86.9miles) away from Lecce. 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 ca 145.3km (90.3miles) away from Lecce. Another good surfspot is Amoudia Left, located approximately 145.3km (90.3miles) from Lecce.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are several beaches in close proximity to Lecce. The closest one is Melendugno, which is only 10.1km (6.3miles) away from Lecce. Another fun beach near Lecce is Galatone, which is roughly 14.9km (9.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Lecce?

The sea temperature at Lecce is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Lecce. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Lecce?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Lecce: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Lecce...

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