Malaga, located along the Costa del Sol on the Mediterranean Sea, enjoys warm sea temperatures for much of the year. However, the exact temperatures can vary depending on the time of year.
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The sun rises over the beautifully blue Mediterranean Sea
The sun rises over the beautifully blue Mediterranean Sea

The sea temperature in Malaga

Here's a general guide to what you might expect:

Winter (December - February): Sea temperatures can drop to around 14-16°C (57-61°F). While this is relatively mild compared to many other European destinations, it's usually too cold for most people to swim.

Spring (March - May): The sea starts to warm up in spring, with temperatures gradually rising from 16°C (61°F) in March to around 18-20°C (64-68°F) by May.

Summer (June - August): This is when the sea is at its warmest in Malaga. Sea temperatures can reach up to 24-26°C (75-79°F) during the peak summer months, which is ideal for swimming and water sports.

Autumn (September - November): The sea remains warm in early autumn, with temperatures around 21-23°C (70-73°F) in September, gradually cooling down to around 18°C (64°F) by November.

Please note that these temperatures are approximate averages and can vary slightly from year to year. If you're planning a trip and want to swim in the sea, the best time to visit is usually from June to September.

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