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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Algeciras, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Algeciras...

Algeciras is a coastal city in Spain. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 116209 people. The water temperature around Algeciras varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.8°F) in February up to 20.2°C (68.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Algeciras 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 Algeciras?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Algeciras is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Algeciras. A spot that might be worth checking out is Tarifa, which is just 11.9km (17.3miles) away from Algeciras. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tarifa and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Algeciras are Barbate, which is roughly 27.9km (17.3miles) away, and Faro de Trafalgar, located ca 32.9km (20.4miles) from Algeciras.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are several other beaches close to Algeciras. The closest one is Algeciras, which is just 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Algeciras. Another beach near Algeciras is El Rinconcillo beach, which is 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Algeciras?

The sea temperature around Algeciras is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°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 around Algeciras. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine 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 diving and fishing close to Algeciras?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Algeciras: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Algeciras...

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