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

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

Galdakao is a coastal city in Spain. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 29226 people. The water temperature around Galdakao changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.2°C (53.9°F) in February up to 21.1°C (69.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Galdakao 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 Galdakao?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Galdakao is ca:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Galdakao. The closest one is Ereaga, which is just 11.8km (8.4miles) away from Galdakao. Click here for directions and for more information on Ereaga and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Galdakao are Sopelana, which is ca 13.5km (8.4miles) away, and Plentzia, located 13.6km (8.4miles) from Galdakao.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Galdakao?

There are not many beaches near to Galdakao. The next good one is Magdalena, which is just 21.5km (13.3miles) away from Galdakao. Another gorgeous beach near Galdakao is Salinas, ca 30.8km (19.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Galdakao?

The sea temperature around Galdakao is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Galdakao. However, during late winter, sea temperatures cool down to 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Galdakao?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Galdakao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Galdakao...

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