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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playas de Luarca, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Playas de Luarca...

Playas de Luarca is a beach in Spain. The water temperature around Playas de Luarca changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.1°C (52°F) in February up to 20.9°C (69.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Playas de Luarca 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 Playas de Luarca?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Playas de Luarca. The closest one is Otur, which is 0.6km (2.4miles) away from Playas de Luarca. Click here for directions and for more information on Otur and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Playas de Luarca are Frejulfe, which is approximately 3.9km (2.4miles) away, and Tapia de Casariego, located roughly 17.9km (11.1miles) from Playas de Luarca.

Are there any other beaches located close to Playas de Luarca?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches in close proximity to Playas de Luarca. The closest one is Cadavedo, which is 10.6km (6.6miles) away from Playas de Luarca. Another fun beach near Playas de Luarca is Tapia de Casariego, which is ca 17.3km (10.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Playas de Luarca?

The water temperature at Playas de Luarca is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended 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 . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to approximately 11°C (52°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Playas de Luarca?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Playas de Luarca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Playas de Luarca...

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