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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El Castillo beach, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about El Castillo beach...

El Castillo beach is a beach in Spain. The water temperature around El Castillo beach varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.8°F) in February up to 20.2°C (68.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since El Castillo beach 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 Castillo beach?

The current water temperature in the month of April at El Castillo beach is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to El Castillo beach. A good spot nearby is Cabopino, which is 28.8km (19.4miles) away from El Castillo beach. Click here to check out more information on Cabopino and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near El Castillo beach are Tarifa, which is 31.2km (19.4miles) away, and Fuengirola, located ca 36.1km (22.4miles) from El Castillo beach.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to El Castillo beach. The nearest one is Torreguadiaro beach, which is just 4.2km (2.6miles) away from El Castillo beach. Another gorgeous beach near El Castillo beach is Sotogrande beach, which is roughly 6.4km (3.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for El Castillo beach?

The sea temperature at El Castillo beach 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at El Castillo beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to El Castillo beach?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El Castillo beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about El Castillo beach...

Do you know what the the city Mongiardino Ligure in Italy, the city Reggello in Italy, and the city Corte Madera in United States have in common with El Castillo beach? Click on the links to find out...