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

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

Amares is a coastal city in Portugal. The water temperature around Amares varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Amares 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 Amares?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Amares is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Amares. A good spot nearby is Ofir, which is 24km (15.2miles) away from Amares. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ofir and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Amares are Viana do castelo, which is roughly 24.5km (15.2miles) away, and Amorosa, located ca 24.6km (15.3miles) from Amares.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Amares. A beach that might be worth checking out is Braga, which is only 7.1km (4.4miles) away from Amares. Another fun beach near Amares is Praia de Belinho, which is roughly 23.2km (14.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Amares?

The water temperature around Amares is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 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 scuba diving around Amares. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures reach lows of 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Amares?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Amares: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Amares...

Do you know what the the city Holwerd in the Netherlands, the geo Aves Apron , and the city Barmstedt in the Germany have in common with Amares? Click on the links to find out...