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

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

Almachar is a coastal city in Spain. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1909 people. The water temperature around Almachar varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.2°F) in January up to 22.8°C (73.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Almachar 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 Almachar?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Almachar is ca:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Almachar. The closest decent spot is El chanquete, which is roughly 9.8km (13.5miles) away from Almachar. Click here for directions and to check out more information on El chanquete and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Almachar are Puerto marina, which is approximately 21.7km (13.5miles) away, and Molino de papel, located approximately 22.6km (14miles) from Almachar.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Almachar?

There are not many beaches close to Almachar. The next good one is Valdés, which is just 3.8km (2.3miles) away from Almachar. Another fun beach near Almachar is La Fontanilla beach, ca 43.3km (26.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Almachar?

The sea temperature around Almachar is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Almachar. However, during winter, temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Almachar?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Almachar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Almachar...

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