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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Martina Franca, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Martina Franca...

Martina Franca is a coastal city in Italy. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 37685 people. The water temperature around Martina Franca varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.6°F) in March up to 26.6°C (79.9°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Martina Franca 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 near Martina Franca?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Martina Franca is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Martina Franca?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to Martina Franca. The closest decent spot is Capo Vieste, which is 105.4km (65.5miles) away from Martina Franca. Click here to check out more information on Capo Vieste and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Krioneri PARGA, which is roughly 191.3km (118.8miles) away from Martina Franca. Another surfspot is Krioneri PARGA, located approximately 191.3km (118.8miles) from Martina Franca.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Martina Franca. The closest decent beach is Lecce, which is 50.5km (31.4miles) away from Martina Franca. Another gorgeous beach near Martina Franca is Galatone, which is ca 54.5km (33.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Martina Franca?

The sea temperature around Martina Franca is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 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 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Martina Franca?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Martina Franca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Martina Franca...

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