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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playa de Gros, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Playa de Gros...

Playa de Gros is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around Playa de Gros changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 11.3°C (52.4°F) in March up to 22.5°C (72.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table 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 de Gros 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 de Gros?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Playa de Gros is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Playa de Gros?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Playa de Gros. The closest one is Orio, which is only 8.1km (5miles) away from Playa de Gros. Click here for directions and for more information on Orio and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Playa de Gros is Zarautz, which is 10.1km (6.3miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Playa de Gros. A good beach nearby is Magdalena, which is just 22.5km (13.9miles) away from Playa de Gros. Another beautiful beach near Playa de Gros is Salinas, roughly 62.7km (39miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Playa de Gros?

The sea temperature at Playa de Gros 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 top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures cool down to 11°C (52°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Playa de Gros?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Playa de Gros: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Playa de Gros...

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