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Li putzi water temperature
Li putzi ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Li putzi Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Sardinia, Italy)

Today's Li putzi sea temperature is 13.3 °C.

Statistics for 20 Feb (1981–2005) – mean: 13.5 °C, range: 12.7 °C to 15.2 °C

The water temperature (13 °C) at Li putzi is quite cool. You will need a quality spring wetsuit, and maybe neoprene hood because it will be cloudy with an effective air temperature of just (8 °C). Gloves are a good idea, neoprene boots optional.

Italy Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Italy
Surface Water Temperatures
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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 Li putzi. 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.

Li putzi 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.

Li putzi sea temperatures peak in the range 24 to 28°C (75 to 82°F) on around the 17th of August and are at their coldest on about the 1st of March, in the range 13 to 14°C (55 to 57°F). Year round warm sea temperatures at Li putzi 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 coldest sea temperatures at Li putzi 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 Li putzi 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 Li putzi. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.