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

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

Gibraleon is a coastal city in Spain. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 12258 people. The water temperature around Gibraleon has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.5°C (58.1°F) in January up to 23.8°C (74.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Gibraleon 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 Gibraleon?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Gibraleon is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Gibraleon. A spot, which is not too far away, is Vila Real Santo Antonio, which is about 28.2km (20.1miles) away from Gibraleon. Click here to check out more information on Vila Real Santo Antonio and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Gibraleon are Praia de Altura, which is 32.4km (20.1miles) away, and Ilha de Tavira, located roughly 40.4km (25.1miles) from Gibraleon.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Gibraleon. A good beach nearby is Vila Real de Santo António, which is only 27.9km (17.3miles) away from Gibraleon. Another nice beach near Gibraleon is Castro Marim, ca 28.3km (17.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Gibraleon?

The water temperature around Gibraleon is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to 15°C (58°F). During these months, 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 advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gibraleon?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when sea temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Gibraleon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gibraleon...

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