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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gudja, Malta

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

Gudja is a coastal city in Malta. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3023 people. The water temperature around Gudja has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in February up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Gudja 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 Gudja?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Gudja is ca:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Gudja. The nearest one is Golden bay, which is only 10.7km (7.3miles) away from Gudja. Click here for directions and for more information on Golden bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Gudja are Mellieha bay, which is roughly 11.8km (7.3miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located roughly 19.1km (11.9miles) from Gudja.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are more beaches in proximity to Gudja. The closest one is St Georges Bay, which is 2km (1.2miles) away from Gudja. Another nice beach near Gudja is Pretty Bay, which is 2.2km (1.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Gudja?

The sea temperature around Gudja is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures come down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly 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 Gudja?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during fall when sea temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Gudja: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gudja...

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