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

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

Caldelas is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5724 people. The water temperature around Caldelas varies 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 Caldelas 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 Caldelas?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Caldelas is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Caldelas. The closest decent spot is Viana do castelo, which is about 22.8km (14.2miles) away from Caldelas. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Viana do castelo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Caldelas are Amorosa, which is approximately 22.8km (14.2miles) away, and Ofir, located ca 23.5km (14.6miles) from Caldelas.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Caldelas?

No, there are not many beaches near to Caldelas. A good beach nearby is Braga, which is just 9km (5.6miles) away from Caldelas. Another good beach near Caldelas is Praia de Belinho, which is roughly 22.2km (13.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Caldelas?

The water temperature around Caldelas 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures drop down to 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly 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 Caldelas?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Caldelas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Caldelas...

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