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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playa del Orzan, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Playa del Orzan...

Playa del Orzan is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around Playa del Orzan has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.1°C (52°F) in January up to 17.2°C (63°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Playa del Orzan 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 del Orzan?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Playa del Orzan is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Playa del Orzan. The closest one is Bastiagueiro, which is just 3km (1.9miles) away from Playa del Orzan. Click here for directions and for more information on Bastiagueiro and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Playa del Orzan is Sabon, which is ca 6.1km (3.8miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Playa del Orzan?

There are not many beaches near to Playa del Orzan. The closest decent beach is Area Longa, which is just 26km (16.2miles) away from Playa del Orzan. Another beautiful beach near Playa del Orzan is Arnela, which is approximately 47.1km (29.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Playa del Orzan?

The sea temperature at Playa del Orzan is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late 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 diving at Playa del Orzan. However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to nearly 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Playa del Orzan?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Playa del Orzan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Playa del Orzan...

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