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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Oliva Bank

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Oliva Bank...

Oliva Bank is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Oliva Bank changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.4°C (56.1°F) in March up to 27.1°C (80.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Oliva Bank 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 Oliva Bank?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Oliva Bank is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Oliva Bank. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ibiza-Cala Nova, which is about 22.9km (29.3miles) away from Oliva Bank. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ibiza-Cala Nova and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Oliva Bank are Paguera -Tora-, which is approximately 47.2km (29.3miles) away, and Mallorca-Cala Major, located 52.7km (32.7miles) from Oliva Bank.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Oliva Bank. One that might be worth checking out is Poniente, which is more than 54.9km (34.1miles) away from Oliva Bank. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Pins Beach, which is ca 161.3km (100.2miles) away from Oliva Bank.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Oliva Bank?

The water temperature at Oliva Bank is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Oliva Bank. Nevertheless, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Oliva Bank?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Oliva Bank: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Oliva Bank...

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