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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marsalforn, Malta

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

Marsalforn is a beach in Malta. The water temperature around Marsalforn changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in February up to 25.4°C (77.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Marsalforn 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 Marsalforn?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Marsalforn is ca:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Marsalforn. The nearest one is Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is just 1.6km (5.5miles) away from Marsalforn. Click here to check out more information on Gozo-Ramla Bay and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Marsalforn are Mellieha bay, which is approximately 8.8km (5.5miles) away, and Golden bay, located roughly 10.6km (6.6miles) from Marsalforn.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are a few beaches close to Marsalforn. The nearest one is Ramla Bay, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Marsalforn. Another beach near Marsalforn is San Blas, which is roughly 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Marsalforn?

The sea temperature at Marsalforn is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Marsalforn. However, during late winter, temperatures reach lows of 15°C (58°F). During this season, 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-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Marsalforn?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Marsalforn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Marsalforn...

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