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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Marta, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Marta...

Santa Marta is a coastal city in Italy. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 272 people. The water temperature around Santa Marta changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in February up to 24.7°C (76.4°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 Marta 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 Marta?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Santa Marta is ca:
14°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Santa Marta. The nearest one is Multedo, which is 6.5km (7.7miles) away from Santa Marta. Click here for directions and for more information on Multedo and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Santa Marta are Bogliasco, which is ca 12.4km (7.7miles) away, and Recco, located roughly 15.8km (9.8miles) from Santa Marta.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Santa Marta. The closest one is Genoa, which is 7.3km (4.5miles) away from Santa Marta. Another beach near Santa Marta is Bogliasco, which is ca 12.1km (7.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Santa Marta?

The sea temperature around Santa Marta is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Santa Marta. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Santa Marta?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Santa Marta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santa Marta...

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