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

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

Barreta is an island in Portugal. It is located in the Algarve islands island group. The water temperature around Barreta varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.7°F) in January up to 20.1°C (68.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Barreta 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 Barreta?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Barreta is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close to Barreta?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Barreta. The nearest one is Ilha de Tavira, which is only 2.2km (5.8miles) away from Barreta. Click here to check out more information on Ilha de Tavira and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Barreta are Praia de Altura, which is 9.3km (5.8miles) away, and Vila Real Santo Antonio, located approximately 13.8km (8.6miles) from Barreta.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are some other beaches in proximity to Barreta. The nearest one is Tavira, which is just 0.9km (0.6miles) away from Barreta. Another fun beach near Barreta is Praia de Cabanas de Tavira, which is ca 2.4km (1.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Barreta?

The water temperature around Barreta is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Barreta. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 15°C (59°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Barreta?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Barreta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Barreta...

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