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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Zahara de los Atunes, Spain

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Zahara de los Atunes...

Zahara de los Atunes is a coastal city in Spain. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1307 people. The water temperature around Zahara de los Atunes has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.2°C (59.3°F) in February up to 21.9°C (71.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Zahara de los Atunes 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 Zahara de los Atunes?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Zahara de los Atunes is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Zahara de los Atunes. The nearest one is Barbate, which is 6.6km (6.9miles) away from Zahara de los Atunes. Click here for directions and for more information on Barbate and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Zahara de los Atunes are Faro de Trafalgar, which is roughly 11.1km (6.9miles) away, and El Palmar, located 14.3km (8.9miles) from Zahara de los Atunes.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Zahara de los Atunes. The closest one is Zahara de los Atunes beach, which is only 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Zahara de los Atunes. Another good beach near Zahara de los Atunes is El Cañuelo beach, which is roughly 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Zahara de los Atunes?

The sea temperature around Zahara de los Atunes is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Zahara de los Atunes?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Zahara de los Atunes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Zahara de los Atunes...

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