Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mercadal, Spain
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Mercadal...
Mercadal is a coastal city in Spain.
It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 4063 people.
The water temperature around Mercadal varies significantly throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.3°F) in February up to 24.3°C (75.7°F) in the month of October, 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 , since Mercadal 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 Mercadal?
The current water temperature in the month of October near Mercadal is approximately:
Are there surf spots close to Mercadal?
There are not too many surf spots close to Mercadal. The closest decent spot is Cala Mesquida Palma, which is just 39km (32miles) away from Mercadal. Click here
to check out more information on Cala Mesquida Palma and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Mercadal are Malpas
, which is approximately 51.6km (32miles) away, and Mallorca-Es Trenc
, located ca 74.2km (46.1miles) from Mercadal.
Are there beaches close to Mercadal?
No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Mercadal. The next good beach is Poniente
, which is almost 83.7km (52miles) away from Mercadal. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Lloret Beach
, which is roughly 132.8km (82.5miles) away from Mercadal.
What wetsuit is needed for Mercadal?
The water temperature around Mercadal is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mercadal?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. 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 usually change during when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Mercadal: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Mercadal...
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