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

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

Palenciana is a coastal city in Spain. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1562 people. The water temperature around Palenciana changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.2°C (57.6°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Palenciana 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 Palenciana?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Palenciana is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close to Palenciana?

There are not too many surf spots close to Palenciana. A good spot nearby is El chanquete, which is just 39km (28miles) away from Palenciana. Click here for directions and for more information on El chanquete and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Palenciana are Puerto marina, which is approximately 45km (28miles) away, and Fuengirola, located ca 49.5km (30.8miles) from Palenciana.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Palenciana. A good beach nearby is Aguilar, which is just 18.8km (11.7miles) away from Palenciana. Another gorgeous beach near Palenciana is Valdés, which is approximately 38.8km (24.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Palenciana?

The water temperature around Palenciana is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Palenciana. However, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (58°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Palenciana?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Palenciana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Palenciana...

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