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

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

Alenquer is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 9626 people. The water temperature around Alenquer has slight variability 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Alenquer 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 Alenquer?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Alenquer is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Alenquer. The next good one is Santa Cruz, which is 20.7km (13.1miles) away from Alenquer. Click here for more information on Santa Cruz and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Alenquer are Praia Azul, which is approximately 21.1km (13.1miles) away, and Sao Lourenco, located roughly 22.4km (13.9miles) from Alenquer.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Alenquer?

There are not many beaches near to Alenquer. A beach that might be worth checking out is Mafra, which is 18.9km (11.7miles) away from Alenquer. Another beautiful beach near Alenquer is Praia do Porto Dinheiro, roughly 20.2km (12.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Alenquer?

The sea temperature around Alenquer 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 recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to nearly 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-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Alenquer?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alenquer: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alenquer...

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