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

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

Archidona is a coastal city in Spain. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 8506 people. The water temperature around Archidona changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 14.2°C (57.6°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.4°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Archidona 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 Archidona?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Archidona is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Archidona?

There are not many surf spots close to Archidona. A spot, which is not too far away, is El chanquete, which is roughly 26.4km (21.7miles) away from Archidona. Click here for more information on El chanquete and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Archidona are Puerto marina, which is 35km (21.7miles) away, and Molino de papel, located ca 39.7km (24.7miles) from Archidona.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Archidona. The closest decent beach is Valdés, which is only 24.7km (15.4miles) away from Archidona. Another beach near Archidona is Aguilar, which is 32.4km (20.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Archidona?

The sea temperature around Archidona is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Archidona?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Archidona: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Archidona...

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