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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near St Georges Bay, Malta

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about St Georges Bay...

St Georges Bay is a beach in Malta. The water temperature around St Georges Bay has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in February up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since St Georges Bay 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 St Georges Bay?

The current water temperature in the month of September at St Georges Bay is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to St Georges Bay. The nearest one is Golden bay, which is 12.7km (8.6miles) away from St Georges Bay. Click here to check out more information on Golden bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near St Georges Bay are Mellieha bay, which is approximately 13.8km (8.6miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located 21.1km (13.1miles) from St Georges Bay.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are other beaches in close proximity to St Georges Bay. The nearest one is Pretty Bay, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from St Georges Bay. Another nice beach near St Georges Bay is St Thomas Bay, which is roughly 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for St Georges Bay?

The sea temperature at St Georges Bay is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at St Georges Bay. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 15°C (59°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near St Georges Bay?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when temperatures reach 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to St Georges Bay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about St Georges Bay...

Do you know what the the city Novovasylivka in the Ukraine, the city Inishcrone in the Ireland, and the city Thuir in the France have in common with St Georges Bay? Click on the links to find out...