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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Xewkija, Malta

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

Xewkija is a coastal city in Malta. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 3303 people. The water temperature around Xewkija has a large variability year round. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in February up to 25.4°C (77.8°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Xewkija 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 Xewkija?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Xewkija is about:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Xewkija. The nearest one is Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is only 2.4km (4.3miles) away from Xewkija. Click here for more information on Gozo-Ramla Bay and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Xewkija are Mellieha bay, which is 6.9km (4.3miles) away, and Golden bay, located roughly 8.3km (5.2miles) from Xewkija.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Xewkija. The nearest one is Xlendi, which is 2.2km (1.4miles) away from Xewkija. Another nice beach near Xewkija is Ramla Bay, which is roughly 2.5km (1.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Xewkija?

The sea temperature around Xewkija is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to 15°C (58°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Xewkija?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. 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. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Xewkija: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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