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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Essaouira, Morocco

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Essaouira...

Essaouira is a beach in Morocco. The water temperature around Essaouira is almost steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.2°F) in July up to 19.4°C (67°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Essaouira 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 Essaouira?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Essaouira is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near Essaouira?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Essaouira. The nearest one is Essaouira, which is just 1.1km (6.4miles) away from Essaouira. Click here for more information on Essaouira and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Essaouira are Sidi Kaouki, which is 10.3km (6.4miles) away, and Tafadna, located roughly 28.8km (17.9miles) from Essaouira.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Essaouira. The closest decent beach is Agadir, which is only 75.3km (46.8miles) away from Essaouira. Another beautiful beach near Essaouira is Praia da Pedra Negra, roughly 383km (237.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Essaouira?

The average water temperature at Essaouira is not very warm, around 17°C (63°F), with very little changes during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Essaouira. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are June, July, and August. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Essaouira?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant year round. The waters at Essaouira are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (58-67°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Essaouira: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Essaouira...

Do you know what the the city Padulle in Italy, the geo Stanley Seamount , and the city Kirchtimke in Germany have in common with Essaouira? Click on the links to find out...