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

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

Alcochete is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 9705 people. The water temperature around Alcochete has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°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 Alcochete 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 Alcochete?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Alcochete is approximately:
15°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Alcochete. The nearest one is Praia da Rainha, which is only 16.9km (10.5miles) away from Alcochete. Click here to check out more information on Praia da Rainha and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Alcochete are Costa da Caparica, which is roughly 16.9km (10.5miles) away, and Praia CDS, located 17km (10.6miles) from Alcochete.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Alcochete. The nearest one is Lisbon, which is only 9.9km (6.1miles) away from Alcochete. Another beach near Alcochete is Almada, which is 12.3km (7.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Alcochete?

The water temperature around Alcochete is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Alcochete?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alcochete: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Alcochete...

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