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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El Baleo, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about El Baleo...

El Baleo is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around El Baleo varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.1°C (52°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since El Baleo 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 at El Baleo?

The current water temperature in the month of September at El Baleo is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots near El Baleo?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to El Baleo. The closest one is Pantin, which is just 0.7km (0.4miles) away from El Baleo. Click here to check out more information on Pantin and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near El Baleo is Villarrube, which is ca 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near El Baleo?

No, there are not too many beaches close to El Baleo. The next good one is Area Longa, which is 2.1km (1.3miles) away from El Baleo. Another fun beach near El Baleo is Arnela, roughly 33.5km (20.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for El Baleo?

The water temperature at El Baleo is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at El Baleo. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures cool down to roughly 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to El Baleo?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El Baleo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about El Baleo...

Do you know what the the city Belesta in France, the geo Schwabenland Seamount , and the city Mastic Beach in United States have in common with El Baleo? Click on the links to find out...