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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Malta Plateau

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Malta Plateau...

Malta Plateau is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Malta Plateau varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.1°C (59.2°F) in March up to 24.8°C (76.6°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Malta Plateau 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 Malta Plateau?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Malta Plateau is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Malta Plateau. A spot that might be worth checking out is Mellieha bay, which is 36.3km (23miles) away from Malta Plateau. Click here to check out more information on Mellieha bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Malta Plateau are Golden bay, which is roughly 37.1km (23miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located approximately 40.3km (25miles) from Malta Plateau.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Malta Plateau. A beach that might be worth checking out is St Thomas Bay, which is 26.4km (16.4miles) away from Malta Plateau. Another good beach near Malta Plateau is St Georges Bay, which is 28.7km (17.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Malta Plateau?

The water temperature at Malta Plateau is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Malta Plateau. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to roughly 15°C (59°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine 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 scuba diving and fishing near Malta Plateau?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Malta Plateau: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Malta Plateau...

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