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

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

Marchal is a coastal city in Spain. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 377 people. The water temperature around Marchal changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.3°F) in January up to 23.9°C (75.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Marchal 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 Marchal?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Marchal is approximately:
23°C (74°F)

Are there surf spots close to Marchal?

There are not too many surf spots close to Marchal. A spot that might be worth checking out is The chucha, which is just 43.8km (31.5miles) away from Marchal. Click here for directions and for more information on The chucha and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Marchal are Molino de papel, which is ca 50.7km (31.5miles) away, and El chanquete, located roughly 75.1km (46.7miles) from Marchal.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Marchal. The closest decent beach is Valdés, which is only 68.4km (42.5miles) away from Marchal. Another beach near Marchal is Aguilar, ca 81.1km (50.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Marchal?

The water temperature around Marchal is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures cool down to 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Marchal?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Marchal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Marchal...

Do you know what the the city Malusac in the Philippines, the city Roncegno in the Italy, and the city Malabar in the Australia have in common with Marchal? Click on the links to find out...