Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gijón, Spain
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gijón...
Gijón is a beach in Spain.
The water temperature around Gijón varies slightly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.6°F) in February up to 21.7°C (71.1°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Gijón 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 Gijón?
The current water temperature in the month of November at Gijón is ca:
Are there surf spots near by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Gijón. The closest one is Playa San Lorenzo, which is only 0.7km (0.5miles) away from Gijón. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Playa San Lorenzo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Gijón are San lorenzo-san pedro
, which is approximately 0.9km (0.5miles) away, and La Roca
, located ca 1.1km (0.7miles) from Gijón.
Are there any other sandy beaches close by?
There are more beautiful beaches in proximity to Gijón. The closest one is Poniente beach
, which is just 1km (0.6miles) away from Gijón. Another good beach near Gijón is Xivares
, which is roughly 4.2km (2.6miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for Gijón?
The sea temperature at Gijón is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Gijón. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures cool down to roughly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing near Gijón?
Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Gijón: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Gijón...
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in Australia, the city Kalaoa
in United States, and the city Kaarina
in Finland have in common with Gijón? Click on the links to find out...