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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 coastal city in Italy. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 26993 people. The water temperature around Rapallo has a large variability 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 near Rapallo?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Rapallo is ca:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Rapallo. The nearest one is Recco, which is just 4.3km (3.6miles) away from Rapallo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Recco and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Rapallo are Chiavari-Entella, which is 5.8km (3.6miles) away, and Bogliasco, located ca 8.1km (5miles) from Rapallo.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches near to Rapallo. The closest one is Rapallo, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Rapallo. Another nice beach near Rapallo is Santa Margherita Ligure, which is approximately 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Rapallo?

The sea temperature around 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 wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures reach lows of 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rapallo?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which like to swim 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...

Do you know what the the island Swains in the United States, the city Kerkyra in the Greece, and the city Norco in the United States have in common with Rapallo? Click on the links to find out...