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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alboran Plain

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

Alboran Plain is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Alboran Plain varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15°C (59°F) in February up to 21.6°C (70.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Alboran Plain 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 Plain?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Alboran Plain is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Alboran Plain?

There are not too many surf spots close to Alboran Plain. The next good one is Molino de papel, which is 57.6km (35.8miles) away from Alboran Plain. Click here to check out more information on Molino de papel and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Alboran Plain are The chucha, which is ca 57.7km (35.8miles) away, and Puerto marina, located roughly 60.3km (37.4miles) from Alboran Plain.

Are there beaches near Alboran Plain?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Alboran Plain. One beach, which is not too far away, is Valdés, which is 62.4km (38.8miles) away from Alboran Plain. Another fun beach near Alboran Plain is La Fontanilla beach, which is approximately 71.9km (44.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Alboran Plain?

The water temperature at Alboran Plain is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Alboran Plain. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Alboran Plain?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alboran Plain: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Alboran Plain...

Do you know what the the city Spring Hill in the United States, the city Helensburgh in the United Kingdom, and the city Retalhuleu in the Guatemala have in common with Alboran Plain? Click on the links to find out...