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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Margherita Ligure...

Santa Margherita Ligure is a beach in Italy. The water temperature around Santa Margherita Ligure varies extremely year round. 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 Santa Margherita Ligure 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 Santa Margherita Ligure?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Santa Margherita Ligure is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Santa Margherita Ligure. The nearest one is Recco, which is just 4km (3.8miles) away from Santa Margherita Ligure. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Recco and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Santa Margherita Ligure are Chiavari-Entella, which is 6.1km (3.8miles) away, and Bogliasco, located 7.7km (4.8miles) from Santa Margherita Ligure.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches close to Santa Margherita Ligure. The closest one is Rapallo, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Santa Margherita Ligure. Another fun beach near Santa Margherita Ligure is Portofino, which is roughly 2.2km (1.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Santa Margherita Ligure?

The sea temperature at Santa Margherita Ligure 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 diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Santa Margherita Ligure?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change 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 usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Santa Margherita Ligure: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santa Margherita Ligure...

Do you know what the the city Willow Oak in the United States, the city La Alianza in the Puerto Rico, and Schubert Seamount have in common with Santa Margherita Ligure? Click on the links to find out...