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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Alcanede, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Alcanede...

Alcanede is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5020 people. The water temperature around Alcanede varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in February up to 20°C (68°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Alcanede 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 Alcanede?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Alcanede is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Alcanede. The next good one is Praia do Norte, which is roughly 19.5km (13.7miles) away from Alcanede. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia do Norte and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Alcanede are Foz do Arelho, which is ca 22km (13.7miles) away, and Belgas, located approximately 23km (14.3miles) from Alcanede.

Are there beaches located close to Alcanede?

Yes, there are several nice beaches near to Alcanede. The closest one is Nazaré, which is just 18.4km (11.5miles) away from Alcanede. Another nice beach near Alcanede is Praia Nova, which is roughly 19km (11.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Alcanede?

The water temperature around Alcanede is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Alcanede. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Alcanede?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alcanede: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Alcanede...

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