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

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

Almancil is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a comparatively little city close to the water with a population of 9898 people. The water temperature around Almancil varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.5°C (58.1°F) in February up to 20.4°C (68.7°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Almancil 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 Almancil?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Almancil is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near Almancil?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Almancil. The nearest one is Vale do Lobo, which is only 3.3km (2.1miles) away from Almancil. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Vale do Lobo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Almancil are Julias, which is roughly 3.5km (2.1miles) away, and Praia de Faro, located 5.9km (3.6miles) from Almancil.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in proximity to Almancil. The closest one is Vilamoura Beach, which is just 4.8km (3miles) away from Almancil. Another gorgeous beach near Almancil is Falesia Beach, which is 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Almancil?

The water temperature around Almancil is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, 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 around Almancil. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to 15°C (58°F). During this time, a 3-4mm 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 advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Almancil?

Due to comparatively 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 15 to 20°C (58-67°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 August, September, and October when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Almancil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Almancil...

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