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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 coastal city in Morocco. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 70634 people. The water temperature around Essaouira is nearly steady throughout 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 interactive table 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 near Essaouira?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Essaouira is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Essaouira. The closest one is Essaouira, which is 1.2km (6.5miles) away from Essaouira. Click here to check out more information on Essaouira and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Essaouira are Sidi Kaouki, which is ca 10.4km (6.5miles) away, and Tafadna, located approximately 29km (18miles) from Essaouira.

Are there white sand beaches close to Essaouira?

There are not too many beaches near to Essaouira. A beach that might be worth checking out is Essaouira, which is only 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Essaouira. Another nice beach near Essaouira is Agadir, which is approximately 75.7km (47miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Essaouira?

The average sea temperature around Essaouira is relatively chilly, around 17°C (63°F), with only little changes throughout the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Essaouira. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring 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, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing close to Essaouira?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters around Essaouira are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (58-67°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Essaouira: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Essaouira...

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