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

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

Buarcos is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Buarcos varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55°F) in February up to 19°C (66.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Buarcos 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 Buarcos?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Buarcos is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Buarcos?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Buarcos. The nearest one is Cabedelo, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Buarcos. Click here to check out more information on Cabedelo and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Buarcos is Cova Gala, which is 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in close proximity to Buarcos. The nearest one is Figuera da Foz, which is just 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Buarcos. Another nice beach near Buarcos is Praia de Quiaios, which is approximately 3.8km (2.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Buarcos?

The water temperature at Buarcos is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°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 people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Buarcos. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures come down to 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Buarcos?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°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. The conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Buarcos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Buarcos...

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