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

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

Belas is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 21019 people. The water temperature around Belas has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°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 Belas 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 Belas?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Belas is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Belas. The nearest one is Caxias, which is 5.6km (4.5miles) away from Belas. Click here to check out more information on Caxias and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Belas are Santo Amaro, which is roughly 7.2km (4.5miles) away, and Inatel, located roughly 7.4km (4.6miles) from Belas.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Belas. The nearest one is Oeiras, which is only 6.3km (3.9miles) away from Belas. Another good beach near Belas is Praia de Santo Amaro de Oeiras, which is roughly 6.7km (4.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Belas?

The water temperature around Belas is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Belas. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of approximately 13°C (56°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 advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Belas?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Belas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Belas...

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