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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sant Carles de la Rapita, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sant Carles de la Rapita...

Sant Carles de la Rapita is a coastal city in Spain. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 15511 people. The water temperature around Sant Carles de la Rapita changes dramatically year round. The temperature ranges from 12.7°C (54.9°F) in February up to 26.3°C (79.3°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sant Carles de la Rapita 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 Sant Carles de la Rapita?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Sant Carles de la Rapita is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Sant Carles de la Rapita. The closest decent spot is Comandancia, which is 48.4km (34.3miles) away from Sant Carles de la Rapita. Click here for more information on Comandancia and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Sant Carles de la Rapita are Torre Bank, which is ca 55.2km (34.3miles) away, and Segur de Calafell, located approximately 65.7km (40.8miles) from Sant Carles de la Rapita.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Sant Carles de la Rapita?

No, there are not many beaches near to Sant Carles de la Rapita. A beach that might be worth checking out is Catalonia, which is only 82.5km (51.2miles) away from Sant Carles de la Rapita. Another beautiful beach near Sant Carles de la Rapita is Nova Icària Beach, roughly 98.8km (61.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sant Carles de la Rapita?

The water temperature around Sant Carles de la Rapita is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Sant Carles de la Rapita. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to roughly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sant Carles de la Rapita?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sant Carles de la Rapita: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sant Carles de la Rapita...

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