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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Curral das Freiras, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Curral das Freiras...

Curral das Freiras is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1673 people. The water temperature around Curral das Freiras has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16.8°C (62.2°F) in March up to 22.9°C (73.2°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Curral das Freiras 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 Curral das Freiras?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Curral das Freiras is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Curral das Freiras?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Curral das Freiras. The nearest one is Ponta Delgada, which is just 7.7km (5.8miles) away from Curral das Freiras. Click here for more information on Ponta Delgada and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Curral das Freiras are Porto da cruz, which is 9.3km (5.8miles) away, and Jardim do mar, located ca 14.2km (8.8miles) from Curral das Freiras.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some other gorgeous beaches near to Curral das Freiras. The nearest one is Madeira, which is only 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Curral das Freiras. Another gorgeous beach near Curral das Freiras is Praia Formosa, which is 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Curral das Freiras?

The sea temperature around Curral das Freiras is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures drop down to nearly 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Curral das Freiras?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Curral das Freiras: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Curral das Freiras...

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