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

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

Calheta is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1618 people. The water temperature around Calheta has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.8°C (62.2°F) in March up to 22.9°C (73.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Calheta 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 Calheta?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Calheta is ca:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Calheta. The nearest one is Jardim do mar, which is only 2.3km (2.6miles) away from Calheta. Click here for directions and for more information on Jardim do mar and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Calheta are Paul do Mar, which is roughly 4.1km (2.6miles) away, and Ponta Delgada, located approximately 13.6km (8.5miles) from Calheta.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few beaches close to Calheta. The closest one is Praia da Calheta, which is only 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Calheta. Another fun beach near Calheta is Madeira, which is 13.4km (8.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Calheta?

The sea temperature around Calheta is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Calheta. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Calheta?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Calheta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Calheta...

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