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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playa Espana, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Playa Espana...

Playa Espana is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around Playa Espana has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.6°F) in February up to 21.7°C (71.1°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 Playa Espana 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 Playa Espana?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Playa Espana is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Playa Espana. The closest one is La Roca, which is only 5.9km (3.7miles) away from Playa Espana. Click here to check out more information on La Roca and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Playa Espana is Playa San Lorenzo, which is ca 6.3km (3.9miles) away.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Playa Espana?

Yes, there are more nice beaches in proximity to Playa Espana. The nearest one is Villaviciosa, which is only 6.4km (4miles) away from Playa Espana. Another fun beach near Playa Espana is Gijón, which is roughly 6.7km (4.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Playa Espana?

The water temperature at Playa Espana 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to approximately 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Playa Espana?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Playa Espana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Playa Espana...

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