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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Clemente, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Clemente...

San Clemente is a coastal city in Italy. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 602 people. The water temperature around San Clemente has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in March up to 26.9°C (80.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since San Clemente 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 San Clemente?

The current water temperature in the month of August near San Clemente is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to San Clemente. The nearest one is Riccione, which is just 5.1km (6.5miles) away from San Clemente. Click here for more information on Riccione and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near San Clemente are Rock island Rimini , which is roughly 10.4km (6.5miles) away, and Fano-Sassonia, located ca 20.9km (13miles) from San Clemente.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches close to San Clemente. The nearest one is Misano Adriatico, which is 4.8km (3miles) away from San Clemente. Another nice beach near San Clemente is Riccione, which is ca 4.8km (3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for San Clemente?

The water temperature around San Clemente is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to San Clemente?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°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 fall when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to San Clemente: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Clemente...

Do you know what the the island Vlieland in the Netherlands, the city Santibanez de Ecla in the Spain, and the city Shiida in the Japan have in common with San Clemente? Click on the links to find out...