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

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

El chanquete is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around El chanquete changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.2°C (57.6°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since El chanquete 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 chanquete?

The current water temperature in the month of June at El chanquete is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to El chanquete. The nearest one is Puerto marina, which is only 11.9km (7.4miles) away from El chanquete. Click here for more information on Puerto marina and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near El chanquete is Fuengirola, which is 19.7km (12.3miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to El chanquete. A good beach nearby is Valdés, which is 6.7km (4.2miles) away from El chanquete. Another gorgeous beach near El chanquete is La Fontanilla beach, which is ca 33.7km (20.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for El chanquete?

The sea temperature at El chanquete is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to 14°C (58°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 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 hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near El chanquete?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El chanquete: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about El chanquete...

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