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

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

El Palmar is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around El Palmar has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.2°C (59.3°F) in February up to 21.9°C (71.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since El Palmar 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 Palmar?

The current water temperature in the month of August at El Palmar is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to El Palmar. The closest one is Conil, which is only 3.9km (2.4miles) away from El Palmar. Click here for more information on Conil and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near El Palmar is Faro de Trafalgar, which is approximately 4km (2.5miles) away.

Are there beaches located close to El Palmar?

Yes, there are several nice beaches in proximity to El Palmar. The nearest one is El Palmar beach, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from El Palmar. Another good beach near El Palmar is Zahora beach, which is approximately 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for El Palmar?

The water temperature at El Palmar is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at El Palmar. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near El Palmar?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El Palmar: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about El Palmar...

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