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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Margalida, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Margalida...

Santa Margalida is a coastal city in Spain. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 11537 people. The water temperature around Santa Margalida has significant variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.7°F) in February up to 26.4°C (79.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Santa Margalida 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 Santa Margalida?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Santa Margalida is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Santa Margalida. The closest one is Malpas, which is 11.5km (11.1miles) away from Santa Margalida. Click here for directions and for more information on Malpas and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Santa Margalida are Cala Mesquida Palma, which is 17.8km (11.1miles) away, and Mallorca-Es Trenc, located roughly 25.6km (15.9miles) from Santa Margalida.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located near to Santa Margalida. A good beach nearby is Poniente, which is 27.3km (17miles) away from Santa Margalida. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Nova Icària Beach, ca 125.7km (78.1miles) away from Santa Margalida.

What wetsuit is recommended for Santa Margalida?

The water temperature around Santa Margalida 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 light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Santa Margalida?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Santa Margalida: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Santa Margalida...

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