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

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

El Muro is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around El Muro changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.7°C (54.9°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.4°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since El Muro 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 Muro?

The current water temperature in the month of May at El Muro is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to El Muro. The closest one is El sardinero, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from El Muro. Click here for directions and for more information on El sardinero and its water temperature. Another surfspot near El Muro is Matalenas, which is ca 0.4km (0.3miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to El Muro. The closest decent beach is El Sardinero, which is just 0.4km (0.3miles) away from El Muro. Another beach near El Muro is Cantabria, 22.8km (14.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for El Muro?

The water temperature at El Muro is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to approximately 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required 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 near El Muro?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El Muro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about El Muro...

Do you know what the the city Bernis in France, the city Arraial do Cabo in Brazil, and the city Guijalo in Philippines have in common with El Muro? Click on the links to find out...