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

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

Xlendi is a beach in Malta. The water temperature around Xlendi has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.4°C (58°F) in February up to 25.3°C (77.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Xlendi 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 at Xlendi?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Xlendi is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Xlendi?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Xlendi. The nearest one is Gozo-Ramla Bay, which is 4.2km (5.3miles) away from Xlendi. Click here to check out more information on Gozo-Ramla Bay and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Xlendi are Mellieha bay, which is roughly 8.6km (5.3miles) away, and Golden bay, located roughly 9.6km (5.9miles) from Xlendi.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are some beaches in close proximity to Xlendi. The nearest one is Marsalforn, which is just 3.7km (2.3miles) away from Xlendi. Another beautiful beach near Xlendi is Ramla Bay, which is 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Xlendi?

The sea temperature at Xlendi 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 ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to nearly 14°C (58°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Xlendi?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°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 usually change during summer when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Xlendi: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Xlendi...

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