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

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

Arriate is a coastal city in Spain. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 3821 people. The water temperature around Arriate has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.7°C (58.4°F) in January up to 20.5°C (68.8°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 Arriate 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 Arriate?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Arriate is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Arriate. A spot that might be worth checking out is Cabopino, which is about 31.1km (21.2miles) away from Arriate. Click here for directions and for more information on Cabopino and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Arriate are Fuengirola, which is 34.2km (21.2miles) away, and Puerto marina, located ca 37.7km (23.4miles) from Arriate.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Arriate. One beach, which is not too far away, is La Fontanilla beach, which is only 24.3km (15.1miles) away from Arriate. Another beautiful beach near Arriate is La Hacienda beach, which is ca 24.4km (15.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Arriate?

The sea temperature around Arriate is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Arriate. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to 15°C (58°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, 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 carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Arriate?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change 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 usually change during summer when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Arriate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Arriate...

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