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

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

Melfi is a coastal city in Italy. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 13079 people. The water temperature around Melfi has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.6°F) in February up to 27.1°C (80.7°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 Melfi 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 Melfi?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Melfi is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Melfi. A spot that might be worth checking out is Capo Vieste, which is 68.3km (42.4miles) away from Melfi. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Capo Vieste and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Marinaretti Anzio , which is approximately 159.5km (99.1miles) away from Melfi. Another good surfspot is Marinaretti Anzio , located ca 159.5km (99.1miles) from Melfi.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Melfi. A beach that might be worth checking out is Citara, which is 55.5km (34.5miles) away from Melfi. Another good beach near Melfi is Tortora, which is ca 73.2km (45.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Melfi?

The sea temperature around Melfi is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°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 sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Melfi. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 10°C (51°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Melfi?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Melfi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Melfi...

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