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

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

Messina is a coastal city in Italy. It is a fairly medium-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 219948 people. The water temperature around Messina varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in March up to 25.2°C (77.4°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Messina 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 Messina?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around Messina is ca:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Messina. A spot that might be worth checking out is Playa Sicily, which is more than 56.2km (34.9miles) away from Messina. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Playa Sicily and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing Magaggiari Sicily, which is 134.1km (83.3miles) away from Messina. Another surfspot is Magaggiari Sicily, located 134.1km (83.3miles) from Messina.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Messina?

There are more beautiful beaches in close proximity to Messina. The closest one is Villa San Giovanni, which is just 4.8km (3miles) away from Messina. Another good beach near Messina is Reggio Calabria, which is ca 7.7km (4.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Messina?

The sea temperature around Messina is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Messina?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°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. The conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°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 Messina: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Messina...

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