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September — February

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Marbella weather, sports and travel information

Weather forecast

10 day weather forecast for Marbella, Spain, contains useful information about local wind speed, direction, and gusts, temperature, cloud coverage and precipitation based on the global GFS weathel model. All data updates four times a day with a forecast step of 3 hours. There is also a real-time wind forecast for Marbella, Spain, from the nearest weather station to the spot, and a live Wind Map of the region and the world.

Get the weather forecast for other best kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing spots in Spain on this website and in the Windy.app with more weather parameters.

Climate, weather, and seasons in Marbella

The weather in Marbella is characterized by mild and regular temperature conditions throughout the year, it is a Mediterranean climate, hot, humid, and arid summers and long, cool, windy, and partly cloudy winters. The temperature has a maximum of 29 °C in August and a minimum of 8 °C in January. About 668 mm of precipitation per year, mostly during the autumn-winter period, with July being the driest month. It is located 60 meters above sea level and humidity varies between 60% and 74%.

Winter

Winter in Marbella occurs between the end of December and the end of March with temperatures ranging between 8.5 °C and 15 °C, with an average of 26 days of rain (117 mm) in the total season.

  • February is the windiest month of the year, reaching up to 18 km/h (18 mph).
  • Being low season there is no congestion of travelers, which makes it the most suitable time for those who prefer quiet and uncrowded places.

Spring

Spring in Marbella starts at the end of March and goes until the end of June, temperatures during this period range between 10 °C and 24 °C, and on average there are 22 days of rain (70 mm) in the total season.

  • Spring is characterized by warm days and cool nights and from April onwards it is possible to swim at the beaches. It is a good period to take kitesurfing or windsurfing lessons since it is not high season, so it is perfect for beginners. Check out our guide to kitesurfing.
  • It is the least windy season of the year from the beginning of May.
  • From spring onwards, thermal winds from the southeast start to blow with average temperatures of 23°C, ideal for kitesurfing.

Summer

The summer in Marbella goes from the end of June to the end of September, June is the most pleasant month with an average temperature of 21 °C (70 °F). By July temperatures begin to rise moderately with highs of 29 °C in August.

  • In Marbella, this is the time of the year with the clearest skies, during these months rainfall is quite scarce with a maximum of 9 days (15 mm) for the whole season.
  • In August the water temperature reaches the warmest of the year, it is then the most acclaimed time for windsurfers and kitesurfers.
  • August is the least windy month of the year with an average speed of 13 km/h. We recommend you the guide on how to use the wind map on the website.
  • Playa Real is one of the most suitable places for kitesurfing also in the summer, with winds coming from the east and southeast.

Autumn

Autumn in Marbella, as in winter, is the season with the lowest concentration of travelers, a good choice for those who prefer to have beaches and wind only for themselves. It presents 23 days of rain (139 mm) in the total of the season, you can sunbathe on the beach until mid-October with temperatures that drop progressively from 25 ° C to 15 ° C.

The windiest season of the year starts at the end of October reaching average speeds of 16 km/h.

It is a time with high and powerful waves, therefore it is more suitable for right-handed kitesurfers.

Marbella weather forecast for kitesurfing in Spain on the Windy.app for iOS. Photo: Drew-graham / Unsplash

Best time to travel

The best months to kitesurf in Marbella depend on your level of expertise and what your goal is. Any time of the year is suitable because it has excellent weather conditions of wind and sun. To determine the most appropriate season it is convenient to establish whether you are looking for strong or light winds, given the large number of beaches dedicated to kitesurfing in Marbella it is possible to practice all year round without major restrictions.

General and travel information

Marbella is a large and popular seaside town on the southern coast of Spain, between Gibraltar and Malaga.

Marbella is a destination known for its benevolent climate with few days of rain per year, at least 300 days of sunshine, and with certain particularities given its geographical position in which the surrounding mountains and the inlet configuration of the coast serve as a blockade of the north winds which produces a unique microclimate.

It has several beaches where surfing and kitesurfing are protagonists:

  • Playa del Pinillo is one of them, there are good waves for surfers as they are not loaded with force is an ideal place for any level of experience.
  • For its part, Cabopino is ideal for kitesurfers. The latter requires prevention since it is delimited with rock breakwaters, which can be dangerous for kitesurfing, especially when there is a westerly wind.
  • For the most skilled in kitesurfing, Playa Rio Real is the ideal place, has pronounced rock formations so it is a place reserved for experts of the board.
  • Playa Guadalmansa is characterized for being one of the beaches with the highest number of windy days per year and has the largest number of schools.

Official website: Marbella.es.

Nearby spots

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Sitges, Spain • 37km
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Badalona, Spain • 5km
4 m/s, Southwest +27 °C, Light rain
El Masnou, Spain • 13km
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Barcelona, Spain • 6km
3 m/s, Southwest +27 °C, Light rain
Barceloneta, Spain (La Barceloneta) • 3km
4 m/s, Southwest +27 °C, Light rain

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