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

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

Xghajra is a coastal city in Malta. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 837 people. The water temperature around Xghajra varies significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.9°F) in February up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Xghajra 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 Xghajra?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Xghajra is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near Xghajra?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Xghajra. The closest one is Golden bay, which is just 11.9km (7.7miles) away from Xghajra. Click here for more information on Golden bay and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Xghajra are Mellieha bay, which is 12.3km (7.7miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay, located 19.1km (11.9miles) from Xghajra.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches close to Xghajra. The nearest one is St Thomas Bay, which is only 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Xghajra. Another good beach near Xghajra is St Georges Bay, which is 3.8km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Xghajra?

The water temperature around Xghajra is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Xghajra?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°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 August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Xghajra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Xghajra...

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