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

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

El sardinero is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around El sardinero varies slightly 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 shown in the graph 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 sardinero 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 sardinero?

The current water temperature in the month of December at El sardinero is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to El sardinero. The nearest one is El Muro, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from El sardinero. Click here to check out more information on El Muro and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near El sardinero is Matalenas, which is approximately 0.7km (0.5miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to El sardinero. The next good one is El Sardinero, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from El sardinero. Another good beach near El sardinero is Cantabria, ca 22.7km (14.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for El sardinero?

The water temperature at El sardinero 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at El sardinero. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to roughly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to El sardinero?

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 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El sardinero: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about El sardinero...

Do you know what the the city Vigatto in Italy, the city Coahuixco in Mexico, and the city Etainhus in France have in common with El sardinero? Click on the links to find out...