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

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

Plataci is a coastal city in Italy. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 752 people. The water temperature around Plataci varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (55.9°F) in February up to 25.8°C (78.4°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Plataci 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 Plataci?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Plataci is approximately:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Plataci. A spot that might be worth checking out is Capo Vieste, which is almost 140.9km (87.5miles) away from Plataci. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Capo Vieste and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Saporetti, which is 199.7km (124miles) away from Plataci. Another surfspot is Saporetti, located 199.7km (124miles) from Plataci.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches in close proximity to Plataci. The nearest one is Villapiana, which is only 3.8km (2.4miles) away from Plataci. Another good beach near Plataci is Trebisacce, which is roughly 5.7km (3.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Plataci?

The water temperature around Plataci is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Plataci. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok 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 Plataci?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°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 Plataci: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Plataci...

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