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

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

Santa Pola is a coastal city in Spain. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 31760 people. The water temperature around Santa Pola changes extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 13°C (55.3°F) in March up to 26.9°C (80.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Santa Pola 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 Pola?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Santa Pola is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Santa Pola. The nearest one is La Mata, which is only 13.5km (8.4miles) away from Santa Pola. Click here for more information on La Mata and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Santa Pola are Calita, which is 13.5km (8.4miles) away, and Playa San Juan, located ca 15.2km (9.4miles) from Santa Pola.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Santa Pola. A good beach nearby is Chica beach, which is 31.8km (19.7miles) away from Santa Pola. Another beautiful beach near Santa Pola is La Ñora, ca 37.1km (23miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Santa Pola?

The sea temperature around Santa Pola is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to roughly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Santa Pola?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during February, March, and April. 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 August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Santa Pola: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santa Pola...

Do you know what the the city Mombaldone in Italy, the city Plouagat in France, and the city Nyangkleng in Indonesia have in common with Santa Pola? Click on the links to find out...