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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pwales Beach, Malta

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pwales Beach...

Pwales Beach is a beach in Malta. The water temperature around Pwales Beach varies significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in February up to 25.4°C (77.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Pwales Beach 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 Pwales Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Pwales Beach is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Pwales Beach. The closest one is Mellieha bay, which is 2.3km (1.5miles) away from Pwales Beach. Click here to check out more information on Mellieha bay and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Pwales Beach are Golden bay, which is approximately 2.4km (1.5miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located 9.7km (6miles) from Pwales Beach.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Pwales Beach. The nearest one is Mistra, which is only 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Pwales Beach. Another fun beach near Pwales Beach is St Pauls Bay, which is ca 1.1km (0.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Pwales Beach?

The water temperature at Pwales Beach is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Pwales Beach. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly 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 Pwales Beach?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Pwales Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pwales Beach...

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