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

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

Vigo is a coastal city in Spain. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 297332 people. The water temperature around Vigo has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.9°C (53.4°F) in February up to 17.4°C (63.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Vigo 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 Vigo?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Vigo is ca:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Vigo. The nearest one is Samil, which is just 3.1km (3.1miles) away from Vigo. Click here for more information on Samil and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Vigo are Toraya, which is 5km (3.1miles) away, and Patos, located approximately 7.5km (4.7miles) from Vigo.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Vigo. The closest decent beach is Barro, which is only 22.8km (14.2miles) away from Vigo. Another beautiful beach near Vigo is Caminha, 25.5km (15.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Vigo?

The sea temperature around Vigo is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Vigo. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended 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 Vigo?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vigo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Vigo...

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