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

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

Pompei is a coastal city in Italy. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 23902 people. The water temperature around Pompei changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.3°F) in March up to 25°C (76.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pompei 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 Pompei?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Pompei is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Pompei. The next good one is Saporetti, which is more than 83.6km (51.9miles) away from Pompei. Click here for directions and for more information on Saporetti and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Capo Vieste, which is 116.3km (72.2miles) away from Pompei. Another fun surfspot is Capo Vieste, located approximately 116.3km (72.2miles) from Pompei.

Are there white sand beaches in proximity to Pompei?

There are not many beaches near to Pompei. The next good one is Citara, which is just 12.5km (7.8miles) away from Pompei. Another nice beach near Pompei is Castel Volturno, 35.1km (21.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Pompei?

The sea temperature around Pompei is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Pompei. However, during early spring, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended 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 bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Pompei?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Pompei: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pompei...

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