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

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

Darque is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 8092 people. The water temperature around Darque varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Darque 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 Darque?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Darque is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Darque?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Darque. The nearest one is Amorosa, which is 3.1km (2miles) away from Darque. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Amorosa and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Darque are Viana do castelo, which is approximately 3.2km (2miles) away, and Vila Praia de Ancora, located approximately 10.2km (6.3miles) from Darque.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are some beaches in close proximity to Darque. The closest one is Praia do Cabedelo, which is just 2.9km (1.8miles) away from Darque. Another nice beach near Darque is Praia do Cabedelo[1], which is approximately 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Darque?

The sea temperature around Darque 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Darque. However, during winter, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Darque?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions typically change during June, July, and August when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Darque: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Darque...

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