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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Beach of Prainha, Azores

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Beach of Prainha...

Beach of Prainha is a beach in Azores. The water temperature around Beach of Prainha varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.2°C (59.4°F) in January up to 22.8°C (73°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Beach of Prainha 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 Prainha?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Beach of Prainha is approximately:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Beach of Prainha. The closest decent spot is Caldeira, which is about 15.3km (36.7miles) away from Beach of Prainha. Click here to check out more information on Caldeira and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Beach of Prainha are Baia das Quatro Ribeiras, which is roughly 59.1km (36.7miles) away, and Baixa da Vila Nova, located approximately 61.9km (38.5miles) from Beach of Prainha.

Are there any other beaches in close proximity to Beach of Prainha?

Yes, there are more nice beaches in proximity to Beach of Prainha. The nearest one is Beach of Cinco Ribeiras, which is just 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Beach of Prainha. Another nice beach near Beach of Prainha is Wharf of Silveira, which is 5.6km (3.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Beach of Prainha?

The water temperature at Beach of Prainha is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures come down to 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Beach of Prainha?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Beach of Prainha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Beach of Prainha...

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