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

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

Colares is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 7905 people. The water temperature around Colares is close to constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in February up to 17.6°C (63.6°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Colares 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 Colares?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Colares is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Colares. The nearest one is Praia Grande, which is only 2km (1.3miles) away from Colares. Click here for more information on Praia Grande and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Colares are Praia Pequena, which is roughly 2.1km (1.3miles) away, and Adraga, located 2.1km (1.3miles) from Colares.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in proximity to Colares. The nearest one is Praia do Penedo, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Colares. Another beach near Colares is Praia Grande, which is roughly 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Colares?

The average water temperature around Colares is not very warm, around 16°C (61°F), with no significant changes during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Colares. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are January, February, and March. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Colares?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters around Colares are always cool, reaching temperatures between 13 and 18°C (55-64°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Colares: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Colares...

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