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

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

Benasal is a coastal city in Spain. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1329 people. The water temperature around Benasal varies dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.5°F) in March up to 26.1°C (78.9°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Benasal 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 Benasal?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Benasal is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Benasal. A good spot nearby is Port saplaya, which is about 60.7km (39.6miles) away from Benasal. Click here for more information on Port saplaya and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Benasal are Malva-rosa, which is approximately 63.7km (39.6miles) away, and Jucar, located ca 84.7km (52.6miles) from Benasal.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Benasal. A beach, which is not too far away, is Catalonia, which is almost 120km (74.5miles) away from Benasal. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Nova Icària Beach, 140.2km (87.1miles) away from Benasal.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Benasal?

The water temperature around Benasal is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Benasal. However, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Benasal?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Benasal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Benasal...

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