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

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

Bugio is an island in Portugal. It is located in the Estremadura islands island group. The water temperature around Bugio changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in January up to 19.2°C (66.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Bugio 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 Bugio?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Bugio is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Bugio. A spot that might be worth checking out is Azurara, which is just 33.6km (21miles) away from Bugio. Click here for directions and for more information on Azurara and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Bugio are Mindelo, which is ca 33.9km (21miles) away, and praia do rock, located approximately 34km (21.1miles) from Bugio.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Bugio. The closest decent beach is Braga, which is just 18.5km (11.5miles) away from Bugio. Another gorgeous beach near Bugio is Porto, ca 32.8km (20.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Bugio?

The water temperature around Bugio is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during winter, water temperatures come down to roughly 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine 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 close to Bugio?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Bugio: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Bugio...

Do you know what the the city Pennville in the United States, the city Coruche in the Portugal, and the city San Jose in the Costa Rica have in common with Bugio? Click on the links to find out...