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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Morciano di Leuca, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Morciano di Leuca...

Morciano di Leuca is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Morciano di Leuca changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in March up to 26.7°C (80.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Morciano di Leuca 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 Morciano di Leuca?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Morciano di Leuca is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Morciano di Leuca. The next good one is Kastro Point, which is more than 118.2km (73.4miles) away from Morciano di Leuca. Click here for directions and for more information on Kastro Point and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Amoudia Left, which is 123.4km (76.7miles) away from Morciano di Leuca. Another surfspot is Amoudia Left, located approximately 123.4km (76.7miles) from Morciano di Leuca.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches near to Morciano di Leuca. The closest one is Castrignano del Capo, which is only 2.5km (1.6miles) away from Morciano di Leuca. Another beach near Morciano di Leuca is Alessano, which is roughly 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Morciano di Leuca?

The water temperature at Morciano di Leuca 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 temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of approximately 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Morciano di Leuca?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Morciano di Leuca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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