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

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

Parghelia is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Parghelia changes extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.2°C (57.5°F) in February up to 26.6°C (79.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Parghelia 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 Parghelia?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Parghelia. The closest decent spot is Playa Sicily, which is 95.5km (59.3miles) away from Parghelia. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa Sicily and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Magaggiari Sicily, which is roughly 158.4km (98.4miles) away from Parghelia. Another fun surfspot is Magaggiari Sicily, located 158.4km (98.4miles) from Parghelia.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are a few beaches close to Parghelia. The nearest one is Drapia, which is just 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Parghelia. Another beach near Parghelia is Tropea, which is roughly 1.4km (0.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Parghelia?

The sea temperature at Parghelia 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 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Parghelia?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Parghelia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Parghelia...

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