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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Velez-Malaga, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Velez-Malaga...

Velez-Malaga is a coastal city in Spain. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 74190 people. The water temperature around Velez-Malaga varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.2°F) in January up to 22.8°C (73.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Velez-Malaga 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 Velez-Malaga?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Velez-Malaga is ca:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Velez-Malaga. The closest one is El chanquete, which is 14.4km (9.9miles) away from Velez-Malaga. Click here to check out more information on El chanquete and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Velez-Malaga are Molino de papel, which is roughly 15.9km (9.9miles) away, and Puerto marina, located 25.6km (15.9miles) from Velez-Malaga.

Are there sandy beaches close to Velez-Malaga?

There are not too many beaches near to Velez-Malaga. A beach that might be worth checking out is Valdés, which is only 7.9km (4.9miles) away from Velez-Malaga. Another fun beach near Velez-Malaga is La Fontanilla beach, roughly 48km (29.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Velez-Malaga?

The sea temperature around Velez-Malaga is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to roughly 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Velez-Malaga?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Velez-Malaga: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Velez-Malaga...

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