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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alboran Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Alboran Basin...

Alboran Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Alboran Basin varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15°C (59.1°F) in February up to 21.5°C (70.7°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 Alboran Basin 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 Alboran Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Alboran Basin is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Alboran Basin?

There are not many surf spots close to Alboran Basin. A spot, which is not too far away, is Puerto marina, which is just 50.1km (31.4miles) away from Alboran Basin. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Puerto marina and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Alboran Basin are Fuengirola, which is 50.5km (31.4miles) away, and Molino de papel, located ca 52.9km (32.8miles) from Alboran Basin.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Alboran Basin. A good beach nearby is Valdés, which is just 54.1km (33.6miles) away from Alboran Basin. Another fun beach near Alboran Basin is La Fontanilla beach, which is roughly 61km (37.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Alboran Basin?

The sea temperature at Alboran Basin is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Alboran Basin. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Alboran Basin?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alboran Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Alboran Basin...

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