Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Poniente, Spain
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Poniente...
Poniente is a beach in Spain.
The water temperature around Poniente has a large variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 13.9°C (57°F) in February up to 26.5°C (79.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Poniente 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 Poniente?
The current water temperature in the month of December at Poniente is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Poniente. The nearest one is Mallorca-Cala Major, which is only 2.8km (5.6miles) away from Poniente. Click here
to check out more information on Mallorca-Cala Major and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Poniente are Paguera -Tora-
, which is ca 9km (5.6miles) away, and Mallorca-Es Trenc
, located ca 26.7km (16.6miles) from Poniente.
Are there any other nice beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are in proximity to Poniente. The next good beach is Nova Icària Beach
, which is more than 126km (78.3miles) away from Poniente. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Bogatell Beach
, which is 126.3km (78.4miles) away from Poniente.
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Poniente?
The water temperature at Poniente is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (80°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Poniente. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Poniente?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (71-80°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Poniente: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.