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

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

Fortuna is a coastal city in Spain. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 7943 people. The water temperature around Fortuna varies extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.3°F) in March up to 26.6°C (79.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fortuna 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 Fortuna?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Fortuna is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Fortuna. A spot that might be worth checking out is La Mata, which is 28.5km (24.2miles) away from Fortuna. Click here for directions and for more information on La Mata and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Fortuna are La Manga, which is roughly 39km (24.2miles) away, and Calita, located approximately 39.7km (24.7miles) from Fortuna.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Fortuna. One beach, which is not too far away, is La Ñora, which is only 13.8km (8.6miles) away from Fortuna. Another beach near Fortuna is Chica beach, which is ca 36.3km (22.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Fortuna?

The sea temperature around Fortuna is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Fortuna?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Fortuna: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Fortuna...

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