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

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

El Palmar beach is a beach in Spain. The water temperature around El Palmar beach varies slightly 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 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 Palmar beach?

The current water temperature in the month of October at El Palmar beach is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to El Palmar beach. The nearest one is El Palmar, which is just 0.3km (2.2miles) away from El Palmar beach. Click here for directions and to check out more information on El Palmar and its water temperature. Other surfspots near El Palmar beach are Conil, which is approximately 3.6km (2.2miles) away, and Faro de Trafalgar, located approximately 4.3km (2.7miles) from El Palmar beach.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches near to El Palmar beach. The closest one is Conil de la Frontera, which is just 2.8km (1.8miles) away from El Palmar beach. Another gorgeous beach near El Palmar beach is Zahora beach, which is roughly 3.2km (2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for El Palmar beach?

The water temperature at El Palmar beach 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 2-3mm 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 . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to roughly 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to El Palmar beach?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about El Palmar beach...

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