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

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

Izurtza is a coastal city in Spain. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 266 people. The water temperature around Izurtza changes dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.9°C (53.3°F) in January up to 22°C (71.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Izurtza 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 Izurtza?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Izurtza is approximately:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Izurtza. The nearest one is Ogella, which is just 16km (10.9miles) away from Izurtza. Click here for more information on Ogella and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Izurtza are Playa Laida, which is approximately 17.6km (10.9miles) away, and Deba, located 17.6km (11miles) from Izurtza.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Izurtza. The closest decent beach is Magdalena, which is only 15.7km (9.8miles) away from Izurtza. Another beach near Izurtza is Salinas, approximately 29.9km (18.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Izurtza?

The water temperature around Izurtza is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Izurtza?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Izurtza: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Izurtza...

Do you know what the the city Seebad Heringsdorf in Germany, the city Verdal in Norway, and the city Bacu Abis in Italy have in common with Izurtza? Click on the links to find out...