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

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

Arganil is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 4330 people. The water temperature around Arganil varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55.1°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Arganil 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 Arganil?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Arganil is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Arganil?

There are not many surf spots close to Arganil. The closest decent spot is Praia da Tocha, which is about 42.3km (26.8miles) away from Arganil. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia da Tocha and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Arganil are Cabedelo, which is roughly 43.1km (26.8miles) away, and Cova Gala, located roughly 43.3km (26.9miles) from Arganil.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Arganil. One beach, which is not too far away, is Coimbra, which is just 18.8km (11.7miles) away from Arganil. Another good beach near Arganil is Cantanhede, which is roughly 29.8km (18.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Arganil?

The sea temperature around Arganil 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 . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Arganil?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Arganil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Arganil...

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