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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 surf spot in Portugal. 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 shown in the graph 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 at Alvor?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Alvor is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Alvor. The nearest one is Praia da Rocha, which is only 3.5km (2.2miles) away from Alvor. Click here to check out more information on Praia da Rocha and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Alvor is Meia Praia, which is roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other beaches close to Alvor. The nearest one is Portimão, which is only 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Alvor. Another nice beach near Alvor is Praia do Amado, which is 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Alvor?

The average water temperature at Alvor is not very warm, around 17°C (63°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. Because of this, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Alvor. Nevertheless, 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 bring 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, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Alvor?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters at Alvor are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (58-67°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Alvor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Alvor...

Do you know what the the city San Salvatore Telesino in Italy, the city Prahecq in France, and the city Ourem in Portugal have in common with Alvor? Click on the links to find out...