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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 coastal city in Italy. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 8428 people. 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 near Santa Margherita Ligure?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Santa Margherita Ligure is ca:
13°C (56°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 3.9km (3.8miles) away from Santa Margherita Ligure. Click here for more information on Recco and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Santa Margherita Ligure are Chiavari-Entella, which is ca 6.1km (3.8miles) away, and Bogliasco, located ca 7.7km (4.8miles) from Santa Margherita Ligure.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches in proximity to Santa Margherita Ligure. The nearest one is Santa Margherita Ligure, which is 0.1km (0miles) away from Santa Margherita Ligure. Another fun beach near Santa Margherita Ligure is Rapallo, which is ca 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Santa Margherita Ligure?

The sea temperature around 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 top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Santa Margherita Ligure. However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 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 Santa Margherita Ligure?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot 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 love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range 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...

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