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

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

Riotorto is a coastal city in Spain. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1693 people. The water temperature around Riotorto has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.4°C (54.3°F) in January up to 20°C (68°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Riotorto 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 near Riotorto?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Riotorto is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Riotorto?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Riotorto. The closest one is Foz Area, which is just 14.8km (9.2miles) away from Riotorto. Click here for directions and for more information on Foz Area and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Riotorto are Peizas, which is 14.9km (9.2miles) away, and Rinlo, located 15.8km (9.8miles) from Riotorto.

Are there sandy beaches close to Riotorto?

There are several other beautiful beaches near to Riotorto. The closest one is Arnela, which is only 14.9km (9.3miles) away from Riotorto. Another beach near Riotorto is Peñarronda, which is approximately 18.2km (11.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Riotorto?

The sea temperature around Riotorto is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°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 around Riotorto. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, 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 wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Riotorto?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Riotorto: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Riotorto...

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