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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Riace Marina, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Riace Marina...

Riace Marina is a coastal city in Italy. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1128 people. The water temperature around Riace Marina changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.4°F) in January up to 25°C (76.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Riace Marina 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 Riace Marina?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Riace Marina is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Riace Marina?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Riace Marina. A spot, which is not too far away, is Playa Sicily, which is more than 101.7km (63.2miles) away from Riace Marina. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa Sicily and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Magaggiari Sicily, which is roughly 187.9km (116.7miles) away from Riace Marina. Another surfspot is Magaggiari Sicily, located approximately 187.9km (116.7miles) from Riace Marina.

Are there beaches near by?

There are several other beaches in proximity to Riace Marina. The closest one is Riace, which is only 3.3km (2miles) away from Riace Marina. Another beach near Riace Marina is Monasterace, which is approximately 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Riace Marina?

The sea temperature around Riace Marina is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm 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 diving around Riace Marina. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Riace Marina?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Riace Marina: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Riace Marina...

Do you know what the the city Saco in the United States, the city Malalbergo in the Italy, and the city Tiabaya in the Peru have in common with Riace Marina? Click on the links to find out...