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

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

Zarautz is a surf spot in Spain. The water temperature around Zarautz has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.5°C (54.5°F) in January up to 22.2°C (72°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Zarautz 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 Zarautz?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Zarautz is approximately:
15°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Zarautz. The closest one is Orio, which is just 2km (1.2miles) away from Zarautz. Click here for more information on Orio and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Zarautz is Deba, which is roughly 9.3km (5.8miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Zarautz?

No, there are not many beaches near to Zarautz. The closest decent beach is Magdalena, which is only 12.9km (8miles) away from Zarautz. Another beautiful beach near Zarautz is Salinas, 53.3km (33.1miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Zarautz?

The water temperature at Zarautz is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Zarautz?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°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 July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Zarautz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Zarautz...

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