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

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

Baleal is an island in Portugal. It is part of the Estremadura islands island group. The water temperature around Baleal changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in February up to 20°C (68°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Baleal 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 Baleal?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Baleal is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near Baleal?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Baleal. The nearest one is Lagide, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Baleal. Click here for more information on Lagide and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Baleal are Cantinho, which is ca 0.4km (0.2miles) away, and Baleal, located roughly 0.6km (0.3miles) from Baleal.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Baleal. The nearest one is Peniche, which is 2.7km (1.7miles) away from Baleal. Another beach near Baleal is Praia da Consolação, which is ca 3.5km (2.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Baleal?

The water temperature around Baleal is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Baleal?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Baleal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Baleal...

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