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

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

Almada is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Almada changes slightly 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Almada 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 at Almada?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Almada is about:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Almada. The nearest one is Costa da Caparica, which is 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Almada. Click here for more information on Costa da Caparica and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Almada are Praia CDS, which is 4.7km (2.9miles) away, and Praia do Barbas, located 4.8km (3miles) from Almada.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in close proximity to Almada. The nearest one is Lisbon, which is 3.5km (2.1miles) away from Almada. Another gorgeous beach near Almada is Costa da Caparica, which is 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Almada?

The water temperature at Almada 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 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 diving at Almada. However, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly 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 Almada?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot 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 usually change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Almada: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Almada...

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