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

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

Massa is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Massa changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.2°C (52.1°F) in February up to 24°C (75.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Massa 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 Massa?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Massa is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Massa?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Massa. The nearest one is Cinquale, which is only 4.1km (3.3miles) away from Massa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cinquale and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Massa are Marina di Carrara-Idrovora, which is 5.3km (3.3miles) away, and Forte dei Marmi pontile, located ca 5.6km (3.5miles) from Massa.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches close to Massa. The closest one is Carrara, which is just 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Massa. Another beach near Massa is Montignoso, which is 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Massa?

The sea temperature at Massa is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Massa. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 11°C (52°F). During this time, 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 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Massa?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Massa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Massa...

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