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

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

Castelldefels is a coastal city in Spain. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 62080 people. The water temperature around Castelldefels has a large variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.1°C (55.6°F) in February up to 24.7°C (76.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Castelldefels 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 Castelldefels?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Castelldefels is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Castelldefels. The nearest one is Port Ginesta, which is just 2.4km (8.4miles) away from Castelldefels. Click here for more information on Port Ginesta and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Castelldefels are Barceloneta, which is 13.5km (8.4miles) away, and BOGATELL, located roughly 14.6km (9.1miles) from Castelldefels.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches close to Castelldefels. The nearest one is Nova Icària Beach, which is 14.3km (8.9miles) away from Castelldefels. Another beautiful beach near Castelldefels is Bogatell Beach, which is approximately 14.7km (9.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Castelldefels?

The water temperature around Castelldefels is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Castelldefels. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to 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-quality 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 scuba diving and fishing close to Castelldefels?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Castelldefels: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Castelldefels...

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