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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Targuist, Morocco

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Targuist...

Targuist is a coastal city in Morocco. The water temperature around Targuist has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.4°C (59.7°F) in January up to 24.4°C (75.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Targuist 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 Targuist?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Targuist is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Targuist. A spot, which is not too far away, is Tarifa, which is more than 103.3km (64.2miles) away from Targuist. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Tarifa and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Fuengirola, which is approximately 111.5km (69.2miles) away from Targuist. Another good surfspot is Fuengirola, located ca 111.5km (69.2miles) from Targuist.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Targuist. A beach, which is not too far away, is Cala Arenas, which is 100km (62.1miles) away from Targuist. If you have some extra time, you can also try Sandy Bay, which is ca 100.3km (62.3miles) away from Targuist.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Targuist?

The sea temperature around Targuist is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Targuist. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures come down to 15°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok 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 hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Targuist?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Targuist: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Targuist...

Do you know what the the city Jombok in Indonesia, the city Le Castella in Italy, and the island Goose in United States have in common with Targuist? Click on the links to find out...