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

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

Rapallo is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Rapallo varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in March up to 25.5°C (77.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Rapallo 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 Rapallo?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Rapallo is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Rapallo?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Rapallo. The nearest one is Recco, which is 4.6km (3.4miles) away from Rapallo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Recco and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Rapallo are Chiavari-Entella, which is 5.5km (3.4miles) away, and Bogliasco, located 8.4km (5.2miles) from Rapallo.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are some other beaches in close proximity to Rapallo. The closest one is Santa Margherita Ligure, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Rapallo. Another good beach near Rapallo is Zoagli, which is 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Rapallo?

The sea temperature at Rapallo is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (78°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 temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures come down to roughly 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rapallo?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Rapallo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Rapallo...

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