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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gata Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gata Canyon...

Gata Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Gata Canyon varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.7°C (58.5°F) in February up to 24.6°C (76.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Gata Canyon 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 Gata Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Gata Canyon is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Gata Canyon?

There are not many surf spots close to Gata Canyon. The closest decent spot is La Manga, which is roughly 88.5km (61.2miles) away from Gata Canyon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Manga and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Gata Canyon are The chucha, which is roughly 98.5km (61.2miles) away, and La Mata, located 108.4km (67.4miles) from Gata Canyon.

Are there gorgeous beaches near Gata Canyon?

There are not too many beaches near to Gata Canyon. The next good one is Bou-Zadjar Beach, which is only 80.5km (50miles) away from Gata Canyon. Another good beach near Gata Canyon is Los Alemanes beach, which is 85.1km (52.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Gata Canyon?

The sea temperature at Gata Canyon is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Gata Canyon. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gata Canyon?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Gata Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Gata Canyon...

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