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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ribadesella, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ribadesella...

Ribadesella is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around Ribadesella changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.3°C (54.1°F) in May up to 21.7°C (71.1°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ribadesella 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 Ribadesella?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Ribadesella is about:
12°C (54°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Ribadesella. The closest one is Playa de Vega, which is 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Ribadesella. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa de Vega and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Ribadesella is San Antolin, which is approximately 10.3km (6.4miles) away.

Are there beaches located close to Ribadesella?

Yes, there are a few nice beaches in close proximity to Ribadesella. The closest one is Colunga, which is 10.1km (6.3miles) away from Ribadesella. Another beautiful beach near Ribadesella is Poo, which is 16km (10miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Ribadesella?

The water temperature at Ribadesella is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Ribadesella. Nevertheless, during late spring, sea temperatures come down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ribadesella?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ribadesella: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ribadesella...

Do you know what the the city Belmonte in Brazil, the city Changfeng in China, and Stokes Bank have in common with Ribadesella? Click on the links to find out...