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

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

Ares is a coastal city in Spain. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 5342 people. The water temperature around Ares changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.1°C (52°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ares 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 Ares?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Ares is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Ares. The nearest one is Doninos, which is only 5.8km (4.8miles) away from Ares. Click here for more information on Doninos and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ares are San Xurxo San Jorge, which is roughly 7.8km (4.8miles) away, and Cobas, located roughly 8km (5miles) from Ares.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Ares. A good beach nearby is Area Longa, which is 18.1km (11.3miles) away from Ares. Another beach near Ares is Arnela, which is approximately 38.5km (23.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ares?

The sea temperature around Ares is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ares. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 11°C (52°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ares?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ares: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ares...

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