Swimming at Barcelona beaches - sea water temperatures

Seawater temperatures Barcelona beaches

What are the seawater temperatures at Barcelona beaches? When can you swim in sea at Barcelona beaches.

You can swim comfortably in the sea at the beaches of Barcelona for around 4 to 5 months of the year starting from the end of May until the end of September.

You might also be interested in our page about Barcelona's best beach hotels.

The warmest and best months for swimming in the sea in Barcelona are generally considered to be July, August and September.

However with climate change we have seen that June can be very pleasant warm enough for swimming too.

Seawater quality is high.

Which months are best for swimming in the sea in Barcelona?

Here are the average temperatures at the Barcelona beaches

Swimming in March:
Seawater 14 - 16 degrees Celcius - COLD
Seawater 57F Fahrenheit

Swimming in April:
Seawater 17 - 19 degrees Celcius - CHILLY
Sea water 66F Fahrenheit

Swimming in May:
Seawater 18 - 20 degrees Celcius - CHILLY
Seawater 68F Fahrenheit

Swimming in June:
Seawater  20 - 22 degrees Celcius - NICE
Seawater 71F Fahrenheit

Swimming in July:
Seawater  23 - 25 degrees Celcius - NICE
Seawater 77F Fahrenheit

Swimming in August:
Seawater  24 - 26 degrees Celcius - LOVELY
Seawater 78F Fahrenheit

Swimming in September:
Water 24- 25 degrees Celcius - LOVELY
Seawater 77F Fahrenheit

Swimming in October:
Seawater  20 - 22 degrees Celcius - NICE
Seawater 71F Fahrenheit


Early October is the last chance to swim in the sea in Barcelona without too much discomfort.

From November to March the beach season is over and services are closed.

In the winter the Seawater temperature is around 12 to 15 degrees Celcius.

This is pleasant for surfers, kitesurfers and windsurfers, who you will often see in the water in Barcelona and on beaches north and south of Barcelona.

Read more about the weather in Barcelona and find Barcelona beach weather forecasts and Seawater temperatures on the links below

Sea temperatures Barcelona beaches
Sea temperatures outside Barcelona
Weather Barcelona
Wind conditions Barcelona
Barcelona beaches
Beaches north + south of Barcelona
Webcams live Barcelona
Surf links Barcelona
SUP Stand up Paddle Barcelona

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Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2023 10:45