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

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

Fuengirola is a coastal city in Spain. It is a quite mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 71482 people. The water temperature around Fuengirola changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 15.1°C (59.1°F) in March up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Fuengirola 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 Fuengirola?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Fuengirola is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Fuengirola. The nearest one is Fuengirola, which is just 0.5km (4.7miles) away from Fuengirola. Click here for directions and for more information on Fuengirola and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Fuengirola are Cabopino, which is roughly 7.6km (4.7miles) away, and Puerto marina, located roughly 7.6km (4.7miles) from Fuengirola.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Fuengirola. The next good one is La Fontanilla beach, which is only 15.4km (9.6miles) away from Fuengirola. Another beach near Fuengirola is Valdés, roughly 26km (16.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Fuengirola?

The water temperature around Fuengirola is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Fuengirola. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures come down to nearly 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people 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 near Fuengirola?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Fuengirola: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Fuengirola...

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