Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Algar, Spain
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Algar...
Algar is a coastal city in Spain.
It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1637 people.
The water temperature around Algar has slight variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in January up to 22.1°C (71.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Algar 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 Algar?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Algar is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Algar. A good spot nearby is La Barrosa, which is roughly 35.7km (22.3miles) away from Algar. Click here
for more information on La Barrosa and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Algar are Camposoto
, which is 35.9km (22.3miles) away, and Conil
, located roughly 35.9km (22.3miles) from Algar.
Are there beaches close by?
No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Algar. The closest decent beach is Puerto Real
, which is 30.6km (19miles) away from Algar. Another beautiful beach near Algar is El Castillo beach
, which is ca 31.6km (19.6miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness do I need for Algar?
The water temperature around Algar is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Algar. However, during winter, temperatures cool down to 15°C (58°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 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 scuba diving and fishing near Algar?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Algar: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Algar...
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