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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Beach of Portinho da Areia, Azores

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Beach of Portinho da Areia...

Beach of Portinho da Areia is a beach in Azores. The water temperature around Beach of Portinho da Areia varies slightly 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Beach of Portinho da Areia 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 Beach of Portinho da Areia?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Beach of Portinho da Areia is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Beach of Portinho da Areia. The nearest one is Populo, which is only 2.9km (4.3miles) away from Beach of Portinho da Areia. Click here to check out more information on Populo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Beach of Portinho da Areia are Rabo de Peixe, which is 7km (4.3miles) away, and Areias, located approximately 8.7km (5.4miles) from Beach of Portinho da Areia.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches close to Beach of Portinho da Areia. The nearest one is Beach of Alagoa Conceição, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Beach of Portinho da Areia. Another fun beach near Beach of Portinho da Areia is Beach of Fajã, which is 0km (0miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Beach of Portinho da Areia?

The water temperature at Beach of Portinho da Areia 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 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during March, April, and May, temperatures reach lows of roughly 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Beach of Portinho da Areia?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Beach of Portinho da Areia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Beach of Portinho da Areia...

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