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Isola Rossa water temperature
Isola Rossa ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 2.5
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.5

Overall: 1.8

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Isola Rossa Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Sardinia, Italy)

Today's Isola Rossa sea temperature is 19.8 °C.

Statistics for 23 Oct (1981–2005) – mean: 20.3 °C, range: 18.2 °C to 22.0 °C

The water temperature (19 °C) at Isola Rossa is relatively warm. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 19 °C.

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Surface Water Temperatures
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Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

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at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Isola Rossa. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Isola Rossa Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Isola Rossa sea water temperatures peak in the range 24 to 28°C (75 to 82°F) on around the 17th of August and are at their minimum on about the 1st of March, in the range 13 to 14°C (55 to 57°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Isola Rossa climb to their warmest in the middle of August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The minimum sea water temperatures at Isola Rossa at the beginning of March are ideally suited to a 4/3mm wetsuit + 3mm boots, although a 5/3mm wetsuit may be preferable for longer sessions and cold windy days.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Isola Rossa can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Isola Rossa. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.