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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Golden bay, Malta

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Golden bay...

Golden bay is a surf spot in Malta. The water temperature around Golden bay varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15°C (58.9°F) in March up to 25.2°C (77.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Golden bay 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 Golden bay?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Golden bay is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Golden bay?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Golden bay. The closest one is Mellieha bay, which is only 2.5km (1.5miles) away from Golden bay. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mellieha bay and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Golden bay is Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is 9.4km (5.8miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near Golden bay?

There are some nice beaches close to Golden bay. The closest one is Golden Bay, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Golden bay. Another good beach near Golden bay is Anchor Bay, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Golden bay?

The sea temperature at Golden bay is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Golden bay?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Golden bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Golden bay...

Do you know what the the city Paagahan in the Philippines, the city La Paloma in the United States, and the city Dongzhou in the China have in common with Golden bay? Click on the links to find out...