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

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

La Mata is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around La Mata has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.3°F) in March up to 26.6°C (79.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since La Mata 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 Mata?

The current water temperature in the month of May at La Mata is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to La Mata. The closest decent spot is La Manga, which is just 21.4km (13.3miles) away from La Mata. Click here for directions and for more information on La Manga and its water temperature. Another surfspot near La Mata is Calita, which is 26.8km (16.6miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to La Mata. The closest decent beach is Chica beach, which is just 18.4km (11.4miles) away from La Mata. Another beach near La Mata is Los Alemanes beach, 26.1km (16.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for La Mata?

The water temperature at La Mata is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near La Mata?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to La Mata: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Mata...

Do you know what the the city Argalasti in Greece, the geo Zambezi Canyon , and the city Shiroi in Japan have in common with La Mata? Click on the links to find out...