Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Albufeira, Portugal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Albufeira...
Albufeira is a coastal city in Portugal.
It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 15851 people.
The water temperature around Albufeira changes moderately year round.
The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.6°F) in February up to 19.4°C (66.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Albufeira 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 Albufeira?
The current water temperature in the month of March near Albufeira is ca:
Are there surf spots close by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Albufeira. The nearest one is Albufeira, which is just 0.2km (2.3miles) away from Albufeira. Click here
for more information on Albufeira and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Albufeira are Barranco da Belharucas
, which is roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) away, and Pirata or Ponta do Levante
, located ca 8.3km (5.1miles) from Albufeira.
Are there gorgeous beaches close by?
There are several other gorgeous beaches near to Albufeira. The nearest one is Albufeira
, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Albufeira. Another beautiful beach near Albufeira is Praia Santa Eulália
, which is ca 1.9km (1.2miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Albufeira?
The average sea temperature around Albufeira is not very warm, around 17°C (63°F), with very little changes during the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Albufeira. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are January, February, and March. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of July, August, and September.
How is the diving and fishing close to Albufeira?
Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Albufeira are always cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (58-67°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Albufeira: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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