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Lerici or La Venere water temperature
Lerici or La Venere ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Lerici or La Venere Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(West Coast of Italy)

Today's Lerici or La Venere sea temperature is 12.1 °C.

Statistics for 24 Feb (1981–2005) – mean: 12.9 °C, range: 12.3 °C to 14.3 °C

The water temperature (12 °C) at Lerici or La Venere is quite cold. Despite the sun, windchill of 9 °C means that surfers will need plenty of neoprene. Wear a quality winter wetsuit, a neoprene hood, gloves and boots. A windchill factor of (9 °C).

Italy Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Italy
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Italy Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Italy
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Lerici or La Venere. 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.

Lerici or La Venere 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.

Lerici or La Venere sea water temperatures peak in the range 23 to 27°C (73 to 81°F) on around the 1st of August and are at their lowest on about the 1st of March, in the range 12 to 13°C (54 to 55°F). Lerici or La Venere sea water temperatures are always warm reach their warmest at the beginning of August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The lowest sea water temperatures at Lerici or La Venere 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 Lerici or La Venere 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 Lerici or La Venere. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.