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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Valencia Basin

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Valencia Basin...

Valencia Basin is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Valencia Basin has significant variability year round. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55.1°F) in April up to 27.1°C (80.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Valencia Basin 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 Valencia Basin?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Valencia Basin is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Valencia Basin. A good spot nearby is La Siesta, which is about 44.8km (28miles) away from Valencia Basin. Click here for directions and for more information on La Siesta and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Valencia Basin are Montgo di Bongo, which is ca 45km (28miles) away, and Jucar, located ca 51.3km (31.9miles) from Valencia Basin.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Valencia Basin. A beach, which is not too far away, is Poniente, which is more than 103.6km (64.4miles) away from Valencia Basin. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Chica beach, which is 132.8km (82.5miles) away from Valencia Basin.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Valencia Basin?

The sea temperature at Valencia Basin is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°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 temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Valencia Basin. However, during March, April, and May, temperatures drop down to 13°C (55°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Valencia Basin?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Valencia Basin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Valencia Basin...

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