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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santiago del Teide, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santiago del Teide...

Santiago del Teide is a coastal city in Spain. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 12050 people. The water temperature around Santiago del Teide has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 18.1°C (64.5°F) in February up to 23.6°C (74.5°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Santiago del Teide 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 Santiago del Teide?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Santiago del Teide is approximately:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close to Santiago del Teide?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Santiago del Teide. The nearest one is Punta blanca, which is only 5.5km (9.2miles) away from Santiago del Teide. Click here to check out more information on Punta blanca and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Santiago del Teide are Playa socorro, which is roughly 14.8km (9.2miles) away, and La Izquierda, located approximately 16.7km (10.4miles) from Santiago del Teide.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Santiago del Teide. A good beach nearby is Cuevas del Mar, which is only 9.7km (6miles) away from Santiago del Teide. Another nice beach near Santiago del Teide is La Ballena beach, which is 22.2km (13.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Santiago del Teide?

The water temperature around Santiago del Teide is warm, reaching up to 24°C (74°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Santiago del Teide. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to nearly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Santiago del Teide?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (65-74°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Santiago del Teide: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Santiago del Teide...

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