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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Camara de Lobos, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Camara de Lobos...

Camara de Lobos is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 32209 people. The water temperature around Camara de Lobos changes slightly 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 Camara de Lobos 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 Camara de Lobos?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Camara de Lobos is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Camara de Lobos. The closest one is Porto da cruz, which is only 12.6km (8.5miles) away from Camara de Lobos. Click here for more information on Porto da cruz and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Camara de Lobos are Ponta Delgada, which is approximately 13.7km (8.5miles) away, and Jardim do mar, located 16km (10miles) from Camara de Lobos.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are more beautiful beaches in proximity to Camara de Lobos. The nearest one is Praia Formosa, which is 1km (0.6miles) away from Camara de Lobos. Another good beach near Camara de Lobos is Madeira, which is approximately 8.8km (5.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Camara de Lobos?

The sea temperature around Camara de Lobos 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 light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Camara de Lobos. However, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of roughly 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended 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 advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Camara de Lobos?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Camara de Lobos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Camara de Lobos...

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