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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alboran Sea

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

Alboran Sea is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Alboran Sea varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.5°C (58.1°F) in February up to 21.9°C (71.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Alboran Sea 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 Sea?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Alboran Sea is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Alboran Sea?

There are not many surf spots close to Alboran Sea. A spot that might be worth checking out is The chucha, which is roughly 75.6km (54.3miles) away from Alboran Sea. Click here for directions and to check out more information on The chucha and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Alboran Sea are Molino de papel, which is ca 87.5km (54.3miles) away, and El chanquete, located roughly 104.2km (64.7miles) from Alboran Sea.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Alboran Sea. A beach that might be worth checking out is Saïdia, which is more than 58.9km (36.6miles) away from Alboran Sea. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Rio Salado Beach, roughly 100.6km (62.5miles) away from Alboran Sea.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Alboran Sea?

The sea temperature at Alboran Sea 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 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 Sea. Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, 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 better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Alboran Sea?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alboran Sea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alboran Sea...

Do you know what the Engano Apron , Saint-Omer in France, and West Black Sea Escarpment have in common with Alboran Sea? Click on the links to find out...