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

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

Alvor is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 5272 people. The water temperature around Alvor has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15°C (59°F) in April up to 19.4°C (66.9°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 Alvor 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 Alvor?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Alvor is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Alvor. The nearest one is Alvor, which is 0.6km (2.1miles) away from Alvor. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Alvor and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Alvor are Praia da Rocha, which is ca 3.4km (2.1miles) away, and Meia Praia, located approximately 4.1km (2.6miles) from Alvor.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Alvor. The closest one is Praia do Amado, which is only 3km (1.9miles) away from Alvor. Another good beach near Alvor is Portimão, which is 3km (1.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Alvor?

The average water temperature around Alvor is not very warm, around 17°C (63°F), with only little variations throughout the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Alvor. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are March, April, and May. 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 scuba diving and fishing near Alvor?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (58-67°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alvor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Alvor...

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