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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Estepona, Spain

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

Estepona is a coastal city in Spain. It is a comparatively mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 65592 people. The water temperature around Estepona varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.7°C (58.4°F) in January up to 20.5°C (68.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Estepona 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 Estepona?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Estepona is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Estepona. The next good one is Cabopino, which is 22.8km (18.6miles) away from Estepona. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cabopino and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Estepona are Fuengirola, which is approximately 29.9km (18.6miles) away, and Puerto marina, located roughly 37.3km (23.2miles) from Estepona.

Are there beautiful beaches close to Estepona?

Yes, there are a few other nice beaches in close proximity to Estepona. The closest one is La Jara beach, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Estepona. Another fun beach near Estepona is La Hacienda beach, which is ca 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Estepona?

The water temperature around Estepona is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Estepona. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to 15°C (58°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Estepona?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Estepona: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Estepona...

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