Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Zurrieq, Malta
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Zurrieq...
Zurrieq is a coastal city in Malta.
It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 9149 people.
The water temperature around Zurrieq changes dramatically year round.
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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Zurrieq 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 Zurrieq?
The current water temperature in the month of June near Zurrieq is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Zurrieq. The closest one is Golden bay, which is 10.2km (7.3miles) away from Zurrieq. Click here
to check out more information on Golden bay and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Zurrieq are Mellieha bay
, which is 11.7km (7.3miles) away, and Gozo-Ramla Bay
, located approximately 19.2km (11.9miles) from Zurrieq.
Are there white sand beaches close by?
There are a few other beautiful beaches in proximity to Zurrieq. The nearest one is Pretty Bay
, which is only 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Zurrieq. Another gorgeous beach near Zurrieq is St Georges Bay
, which is 3.2km (2miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Zurrieq?
The sea temperature around Zurrieq 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 top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing close to Zurrieq?
Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.
Directions to Zurrieq: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Fun facts about Zurrieq...
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