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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa María del Mar beach, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa María del Mar beach...

Santa María del Mar beach is a beach in Spain. The water temperature around Santa María del Mar beach changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in January up to 22.1°C (71.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Santa María del Mar 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 Santa María del Mar beach?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Santa María del Mar beach is ca:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Santa María del Mar beach. The closest one is Cadiz, which is just 0.5km (4.4miles) away from Santa María del Mar beach. Click here for more information on Cadiz and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Santa María del Mar beach are Camposoto, which is approximately 7.1km (4.4miles) away, and La Barrosa, located 12.6km (7.8miles) from Santa María del Mar beach.

Are there any other sandy beaches in proximity to Santa María del Mar beach?

There are more nice beaches close to Santa María del Mar beach. The nearest one is Cádiz, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Santa María del Mar beach. Another beach near Santa María del Mar beach is Cádiz, which is ca 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Santa María del Mar beach?

The sea temperature at Santa María del Mar beach is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Santa María del Mar beach. However, during winter, temperatures cool down to 15°C (58°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, 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 diving and fishing near Santa María del Mar beach?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Santa María del Mar beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santa María del Mar beach...

Do you know what the the city Arbonne in France, the geo Bishop Seamount , and the city Bhamdoun in Lebanon have in common with Santa María del Mar beach? Click on the links to find out...