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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Urnieta, Spain

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

Urnieta is a coastal city in Spain. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 5827 people. The water temperature around Urnieta varies dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.3°C (52.4°F) in March up to 22.5°C (72.5°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Urnieta 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 Urnieta?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Urnieta is about:
15°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Urnieta?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Urnieta. The closest one is Playa de Gros, which is 5.5km (4.7miles) away from Urnieta. Click here for more information on Playa de Gros and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Urnieta are Orio, which is approximately 7.6km (4.7miles) away, and Zarautz, located approximately 9.4km (5.9miles) from Urnieta.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Urnieta. One beach, which is not too far away, is Magdalena, which is only 22.2km (13.8miles) away from Urnieta. Another gorgeous beach near Urnieta is Salinas, which is approximately 59.1km (36.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Urnieta?

The sea temperature around Urnieta is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°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 for most people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures come down to nearly 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good 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 close to Urnieta?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during February, March, and April. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Urnieta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Urnieta...

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