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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Taranto, Italy

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Taranto...

Taranto is a coastal city in Italy. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 181082 people. The water temperature around Taranto changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.6°F) in March up to 25.6°C (78°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Taranto 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 Taranto?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Taranto is approximately:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close to Taranto?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Taranto. A good spot nearby is Capo Vieste, which is more than 119.8km (74.4miles) away from Taranto. Click here for directions and for more information on Capo Vieste and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Krioneri PARGA, which is approximately 185.8km (115.4miles) away from Taranto. Another good surfspot is Krioneri PARGA, located roughly 185.8km (115.4miles) from Taranto.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Taranto. A good beach nearby is Rocca Imperiale, which is just 41.6km (25.8miles) away from Taranto. Another good beach near Taranto is Roseto Capo Spulico, 45.5km (28.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Taranto?

The water temperature around Taranto 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 light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to roughly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm 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 better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Taranto?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during spring. 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 July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (69-78°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Taranto: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Taranto...

Do you know what the the city Ardres in France, the city Scoresby in Australia, and the city Deliceto in Italy have in common with Taranto? Click on the links to find out...