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

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

Charneca is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 23714 people. The water temperature around Charneca changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Charneca 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 Charneca?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Charneca is approximately:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close to Charneca?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Charneca. The nearest one is Praia da Rainha, which is 1.5km (1.7miles) away from Charneca. Click here for more information on Praia da Rainha and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Charneca are Costa da Caparica, which is approximately 2.7km (1.7miles) away, and Fonte da Telha, located ca 2.9km (1.8miles) from Charneca.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Charneca. The nearest one is Costa da Caparica, which is 2.8km (1.7miles) away from Charneca. Another gorgeous beach near Charneca is Almada, which is 4.1km (2.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Charneca?

The water temperature around Charneca is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended 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 around Charneca. Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures come down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Charneca?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Charneca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Charneca...

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