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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oristano Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Oristano Canyon...

Oristano Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Oristano Canyon varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57°F) in January up to 24.8°C (76.7°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Oristano Canyon 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 Oristano Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Oristano Canyon is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Oristano Canyon. A good spot nearby is San Giovanni di Sinis, which is just 25.3km (16.9miles) away from Oristano Canyon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on San Giovanni di Sinis and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Oristano Canyon are Piscinas, which is approximately 27.3km (16.9miles) away, and Scivu, located 27.4km (17miles) from Oristano Canyon.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Oristano Canyon. The closest decent one is Poetto, which is almost 71.7km (44.6miles) away from Oristano Canyon. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Costa Smeralda, roughly 113km (70.2miles) away from Oristano Canyon.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Oristano Canyon?

The water temperature at Oristano Canyon is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during winter, water temperatures come down to 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Oristano Canyon?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Oristano Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Oristano Canyon...

Do you know what the the city Bernis in France, the geo Wormley Seamount , and the city Haarlem in Netherlands have in common with Oristano Canyon? Click on the links to find out...