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

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

Benissa is a coastal city in Spain. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 13221 people. The water temperature around Benissa has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.2°C (55.8°F) in February up to 26.6°C (79.8°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 Benissa 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 Benissa?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Benissa is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near Benissa?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Benissa. The closest one is Calpe Rock, which is only 5.1km (5.5miles) away from Benissa. Click here to check out more information on Calpe Rock and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Benissa are Montgo di Bongo, which is roughly 8.8km (5.5miles) away, and La Siesta, located 9km (5.6miles) from Benissa.

Are there beautiful beaches near Benissa?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Benissa. One beach, which is not too far away, is Chica beach, which is 79.3km (49.2miles) away from Benissa. Another fun beach near Benissa is La Ñora, which is ca 84.3km (52.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Benissa?

The water temperature around Benissa is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Benissa?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Benissa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Benissa...

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