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

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

Orio is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around Orio changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.5°F) in January up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Orio 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 Orio?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Orio is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Orio. The nearest one is Zarautz, which is just 2km (1.2miles) away from Orio. Click here for directions and for more information on Zarautz and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Orio is Playa de Gros, which is roughly 8.1km (5miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches in proximity to Orio. The next good one is Magdalena, which is only 14.8km (9.2miles) away from Orio. Another beach near Orio is Salinas, which is 55km (34.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Orio?

The water temperature at Orio is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to nearly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, 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 scuba diving and fishing near Orio?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Orio: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Orio...

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