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

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

Matalenas is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around Matalenas changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 12.7°C (54.9°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.4°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Matalenas 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 Matalenas?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Matalenas is ca:
20°C (67°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Matalenas. The closest one is El Muro, which is just 0.4km (0.3miles) away from Matalenas. Click here for directions and for more information on El Muro and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Matalenas is El sardinero, which is approximately 0.7km (0.5miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Matalenas?

There are not many beaches near to Matalenas. The closest decent beach is El Sardinero, which is only 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Matalenas. Another beach near Matalenas is Cantabria, ca 23.2km (14.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Matalenas?

The sea temperature at Matalenas is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Matalenas?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when water temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Matalenas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Matalenas...

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