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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Galea, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Galea...

La Galea is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around La Galea varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.7°C (53°F) in February up to 20.5°C (69°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since La Galea 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 La Galea?

The current water temperature in the month of May at La Galea is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to La Galea?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to La Galea. The nearest one is Aizkorri, which is just 1.3km (0.8miles) away from La Galea. Click here to check out more information on Aizkorri and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near La Galea is Playa Salvaje, which is roughly 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to La Galea. The next good one is Magdalena, which is 31.2km (19.4miles) away from La Galea. Another fun beach near La Galea is El Sardinero, approximately 38.5km (23.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for La Galea?

The sea temperature at La Galea is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (69°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at La Galea. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to La Galea?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to La Galea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about La Galea...

Do you know what the the city Southborough in the United States, the city Loch Garman in the Ireland, and the city Cambrils in the Spain have in common with La Galea? Click on the links to find out...