San Fernando is on the Atlantic coast but its climate is also influenced by the Mediterranean. As a result, temperatures are mild and pleasant for most of the year and the beaches can be enjoyed for up to 7 or 8 months out of 12. The average annual temperatures is 18 . 6 º C, with up to 3.100 hours of sunshine a year. These characteristics together with its ideal location at the heart of the Bay of Cadiz make San Fernando a pleasant accessible place to visit and an excellent starting point for numerous excursions to other parts of the province of Cadiz: the route of the Little White Towns, the Wine Route, the Coastal Route and the Route of the Fighting Bull.