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

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

Getxo is a coastal city in Spain. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 80770 people. The water temperature around Getxo varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.7°C (53°F) in February up to 20.5°C (69°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Getxo 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 Getxo?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters around Getxo is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Getxo. The nearest one is Ereaga, which is just 1km (1miles) away from Getxo. Click here to check out more information on Ereaga and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Getxo are La Galea, which is roughly 1.7km (1miles) away, and Aizkorri, located approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) from Getxo.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Getxo. The next good one is Magdalena, which is 29.7km (18.5miles) away from Getxo. Another good beach near Getxo is Salinas, which is roughly 38.3km (23.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Getxo?

The sea temperature around Getxo is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Getxo. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Getxo?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Getxo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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