Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Costa da Caparica, Portugal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Costa da Caparica...
Costa da Caparica is a surf spot in Portugal.
The water temperature around Costa da Caparica varies slightly throughout 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 Costa da Caparica 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 Costa da Caparica?
The current water temperature in the month of December at Costa da Caparica is approximately:
Are there any other surf spots close to Costa da Caparica?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Costa da Caparica. The nearest one is Praia do Barbas, which is just 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Costa da Caparica. Click here
to check out more information on Praia do Barbas and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Costa da Caparica is Praia CDS
, which is ca 0.6km (0.4miles) away.
Are there beaches close by?
Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches near to Costa da Caparica. The nearest one is Costa da Caparica
, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Costa da Caparica. Another beach near Costa da Caparica is Almada
, which is approximately 4.7km (2.9miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Costa da Caparica?
The water temperature at Costa da Caparica 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Costa da Caparica?
Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Costa da Caparica: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Costa da Caparica...
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