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

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

Coimbra is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Coimbra varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55.1°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Coimbra 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 Coimbra?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Coimbra is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Coimbra. The next good one is Cabedelo, which is just 24.3km (15.2miles) away from Coimbra. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Cabedelo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Coimbra are Praia da Tocha, which is ca 24.4km (15.2miles) away, and Cova Gala, located 24.6km (15.3miles) from Coimbra.

Are there any other sandy beaches in proximity to Coimbra?

There are more nice beaches close to Coimbra. The closest one is Cantanhede, which is just 13.8km (8.6miles) away from Coimbra. Another gorgeous beach near Coimbra is Praia do Túnel, which is roughly 20.7km (12.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Coimbra?

The sea temperature at Coimbra 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Coimbra. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Coimbra?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Coimbra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Coimbra...

Do you know what the the city Lagarrigue in France, the city Gavazzana in Italy, and the city Pembroke in United States have in common with Coimbra? Click on the links to find out...