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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Medina Sidonia, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Medina Sidonia...

Medina Sidonia is a coastal city in Spain. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 11683 people. The water temperature around Medina Sidonia changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.2°C (59.3°F) in February up to 21.9°C (71.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Medina Sidonia 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 Medina Sidonia?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Medina Sidonia is approximately:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Medina Sidonia. The closest one is Conil, which is only 15.5km (9.7miles) away from Medina Sidonia. Click here for directions and for more information on Conil and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Medina Sidonia are La Barrosa, which is approximately 15.6km (9.7miles) away, and Roche, located approximately 16.2km (10.1miles) from Medina Sidonia.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Medina Sidonia?

Yes, there are more nice beaches close to Medina Sidonia. The closest one is Chiclana de la Frontera, which is 12.5km (7.8miles) away from Medina Sidonia. Another beach near Medina Sidonia is Vejer de la Frontera, which is 14.3km (8.9miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Medina Sidonia?

The water temperature around Medina Sidonia is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Medina Sidonia. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Medina Sidonia?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Medina Sidonia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Medina Sidonia...

Do you know what the the city Frisanco in Italy, the city Isola Rizza in Italy, and the city Auchy-les-Hesdin in France have in common with Medina Sidonia? Click on the links to find out...