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

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

Catral is a coastal city in Spain. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 6147 people. The water temperature around Catral changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.3°F) in March up to 26.9°C (80.4°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Catral 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 Catral?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Catral is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Catral. The next good one is La Mata, which is roughly 13.3km (15.1miles) away from Catral. Click here for directions and for more information on La Mata and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Catral are Calita, which is ca 24.3km (15.1miles) away, and Playa San Juan, located 25.9km (16.1miles) from Catral.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Catral?

There are not too many beaches near to Catral. The next good one is La Ñora, which is just 24.5km (15.2miles) away from Catral. Another gorgeous beach near Catral is Chica beach, 28.3km (17.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Catral?

The sea temperature around Catral is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Catral. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Catral?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Catral: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Catral...

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