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

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

Areias is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Areias changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.8°F) in April up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Areias 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 Areias?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Areias is ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to Areias?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Areias. The closest one is Praia Santa Barbara, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Areias. Click here for directions and for more information on Praia Santa Barbara and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Areias is Rabo de Peixe, which is roughly 2.3km (1.4miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Areias?

There are several other nice beaches near to Areias. The closest one is Beach of Rabo de Peixe, which is 2km (1.2miles) away from Areias. Another good beach near Areias is Tidal pools of Calhetas, which is roughly 3.3km (2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Areias?

The sea temperature at Areias is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during spring, water temperatures come down to nearly 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Areias?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Areias: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Areias...

Do you know what the the city Santo Domingo de Morelos in Mexico, the city Villedieu-les-Poeles in France, and the city Guejar-Sierra in Spain have in common with Areias? Click on the links to find out...