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

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

Galicia is a beach in Spain. The water temperature around Galicia has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.9°C (53.4°F) in February up to 17.9°C (64.2°F) in the month of November, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Galicia 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 at Galicia?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Galicia is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Galicia?

There are not many surf spots close to Galicia. The closest decent spot is Playa Areas-Los Muertos, which is about 35.2km (23.9miles) away from Galicia. Click here for more information on Playa Areas-Los Muertos and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Galicia are Montalvo Beach, which is approximately 38.5km (23.9miles) away, and A Lanzada, located ca 39km (24.2miles) from Galicia.

Are there any other sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Galicia. A good beach nearby is Barro, which is 24.9km (15.5miles) away from Galicia. Another beautiful beach near Galicia is Nadela, which is approximately 41.8km (25.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Galicia?

The sea temperature at Galicia is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of October, November, and December. During this time, in the late fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Galicia. However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Galicia?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during October, November, and December when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Galicia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Galicia...

Do you know what the the city Parkland in the United States, the geo De Soto Basin , and the city Chlef in the Algeria have in common with Galicia? Click on the links to find out...