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

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

Alcobaca is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 5051 people. The water temperature around Alcobaca varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.4°F) in February up to 18.2°C (64.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Alcobaca 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 Alcobaca?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Alcobaca is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Alcobaca?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Alcobaca. The nearest one is Praia do Norte, which is only 7km (6.8miles) away from Alcobaca. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia do Norte and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Alcobaca are Praia Paredes, which is approximately 11km (6.8miles) away, and Sao Pedro de Moel, located ca 14.5km (9miles) from Alcobaca.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches close to Alcobaca. The closest one is Nazaré, which is just 6km (3.7miles) away from Alcobaca. Another fun beach near Alcobaca is Praia Nova, which is ca 6.6km (4.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Alcobaca?

The average sea temperature around Alcobaca is not very warm, around 16°C (61°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Alcobaca. 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 fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the diving and fishing close to Alcobaca?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost cool, reaching temperatures between 13 and 18°C (56-65°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alcobaca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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