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

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

Braga is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 121394 people. The water temperature around Braga changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Braga 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 Braga?

The current water temperature in the month of November near Braga is about:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Braga. The next good one is Ofir, which is 19.3km (13.7miles) away from Braga. Click here for directions and for more information on Ofir and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Braga are praia do rock, which is ca 22km (13.7miles) away, and Viana do castelo, located ca 22.2km (13.8miles) from Braga.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Braga?

There are a few other nice beaches in close proximity to Braga. The closest one is Braga, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Braga. Another good beach near Braga is Esposende, which is approximately 18.7km (11.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Braga?

The sea temperature around Braga is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, 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-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Braga?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Braga: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Braga...

Do you know what the the city Panni in Italy, the island Lakshadweep in India, and the city Ouanani in Comoros have in common with Braga? Click on the links to find out...