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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Portella di Mare, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Portella di Mare...

Portella di Mare is a coastal city in Italy. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4707 people. The water temperature around Portella di Mare changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57.1°F) in February up to 26.7°C (80.1°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 Portella di Mare 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 Portella di Mare?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Portella di Mare is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Portella di Mare. The next good one is Isola Delle FemminePA-LA BAIA Sicily, which is 14.5km (13.3miles) away from Portella di Mare. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Isola Delle FemminePA-LA BAIA Sicily and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Portella di Mare are Magaggiari Sicily, which is ca 21.4km (13.3miles) away, and Playa Sicily, located ca 98.3km (61.1miles) from Portella di Mare.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Portella di Mare?

Not many beaches are located near to Portella di Mare. The closest decent one is Marina di Ragusa, which is more than 107.6km (66.8miles) away from Portella di Mare. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Villa San Giovanni, approximately 118.5km (73.6miles) away from Portella di Mare.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Portella di Mare?

The sea temperature around Portella di Mare 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 thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Portella di Mare. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (57°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Portella di Mare?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Portella di Mare: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Portella di Mare...

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