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

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

Castropol is a coastal city in Spain. The water temperature around Castropol varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in January up to 20°C (68°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Castropol 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 Castropol?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Castropol is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Castropol. The nearest one is Tapia de Casariego, which is just 4.5km (3miles) away from Castropol. Click here to check out more information on Tapia de Casariego and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Castropol are Rinlo, which is approximately 4.8km (3miles) away, and Foz Area, located approximately 9km (5.6miles) from Castropol.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several beaches near to Castropol. The nearest one is Peñarronda, which is just 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Castropol. Another beautiful beach near Castropol is Tapia de Casariego, which is roughly 5.2km (3.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Castropol?

The water temperature around Castropol is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Castropol. However, during winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Castropol?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. 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 water temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Castropol: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Castropol...

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