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

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

Caminha is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Caminha changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.3°F) in February up to 19°C (66.1°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Caminha 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 Caminha?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Caminha is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Caminha. The nearest one is Praia de Moledo, which is only 2.3km (2.9miles) away from Caminha. Click here for more information on Praia de Moledo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Caminha are Vila Praia de Ancora, which is roughly 4.6km (2.9miles) away, and Amorosa, located roughly 14.1km (8.8miles) from Caminha.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches near by?

There are more gorgeous beaches close to Caminha. The nearest one is Praia do Vale dos Homens, which is 4km (2.5miles) away from Caminha. Another good beach near Caminha is Praia de Caminha, which is 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Caminha?

The sea temperature at Caminha is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Caminha?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Caminha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Caminha...

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