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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Birzebbuga, Malta

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

Birzebbuga is a coastal city in Malta. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8668 people. The water temperature around Birzebbuga changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in February up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Birzebbuga 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 Birzebbuga?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Birzebbuga is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Birzebbuga. The closest one is Golden bay, which is just 12.7km (8.6miles) away from Birzebbuga. Click here for more information on Golden bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Birzebbuga are Mellieha bay, which is roughly 13.9km (8.6miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located roughly 21.2km (13.2miles) from Birzebbuga.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are a few beautiful beaches near to Birzebbuga. The nearest one is Pretty Bay, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Birzebbuga. Another gorgeous beach near Birzebbuga is St Georges Bay, which is approximately 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Birzebbuga?

The sea temperature around Birzebbuga is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Birzebbuga?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during fall when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Birzebbuga: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Birzebbuga...

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