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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Petralia Sottana, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Petralia Sottana...

Petralia Sottana is a coastal city in Italy. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 2738 people. The water temperature around Petralia Sottana changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.1°C (55.6°F) in March up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Petralia Sottana 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 Petralia Sottana?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Petralia Sottana is approximately:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Petralia Sottana. A spot, which is not too far away, is Isola Delle FemminePA-LA BAIA Sicily, which is about 53.3km (36.8miles) away from Petralia Sottana. Click here to check out more information on Isola Delle FemminePA-LA BAIA Sicily and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Petralia Sottana are Playa Sicily, which is approximately 59.3km (36.8miles) away, and Magaggiari Sicily, located 59.9km (37.2miles) from Petralia Sottana.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Petralia Sottana. One beach, which is not too far away, is Marina di Ragusa, which is only 75.3km (46.8miles) away from Petralia Sottana. Another good beach near Petralia Sottana is Reggio Calabria, ca 87.1km (54.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Petralia Sottana?

The water temperature around Petralia Sottana 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 sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Petralia Sottana. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Petralia Sottana?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Petralia Sottana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Petralia Sottana...

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