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

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

Melissa is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Melissa changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.8°C (56.8°F) in March up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Melissa 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 Melissa?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Melissa is ca:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Melissa. A spot that might be worth checking out is Playa Sicily, which is more than 165.8km (103miles) away from Melissa. Click here for more information on Playa Sicily and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Krioneri PARGA, which is ca 180.7km (112.2miles) away from Melissa. Another fun surfspot is Krioneri PARGA, located 180.7km (112.2miles) from Melissa.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Melissa. The closest one is Cirò Marina, which is 6.7km (4.2miles) away from Melissa. Another gorgeous beach near Melissa is Crucoli, which is 7.9km (4.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Melissa?

The sea temperature at Melissa is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°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 will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Melissa. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, 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 wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Melissa?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Melissa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Melissa...

Do you know what the the city Orange Lake in the United States, the city Vilar de Andorinho in the Portugal, and the city Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant in the United Kingdom have in common with Melissa? Click on the links to find out...