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

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

Beach of São Mateus is a beach in Azores. The water temperature around Beach of São Mateus changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.8°F) in February up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated 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 São Mateus 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 São Mateus?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Beach of São Mateus is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Beach of São Mateus. A spot, which is not too far away, is Caldeira, which is just 28.2km (45.3miles) away from Beach of São Mateus. Click here for directions and for more information on Caldeira and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Beach of São Mateus are Baia das Quatro Ribeiras, which is 72.9km (45.3miles) away, and Baixa da Vila Nova, located roughly 75.8km (47.1miles) from Beach of São Mateus.

Are there any other beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches close to Beach of São Mateus. The closest one is Prainha do Galeão, which is 1.7km (1miles) away from Beach of São Mateus. Another gorgeous beach near Beach of São Mateus is Beach of Água de Alto, which is approximately 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Beach of São Mateus?

The sea temperature at Beach of São Mateus is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Beach of São Mateus. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures cool down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Beach of São Mateus?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Beach of São Mateus: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Beach of São Mateus...

Do you know what the the city Santo Stefano di Magra in Italy, the geo Labrador Sea , and the city Nanao in Japan have in common with Beach of São Mateus? Click on the links to find out...