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

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

Ermesinde is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the water with a population of 39420 people. The water temperature around Ermesinde changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.2°F) in January up to 17.6°C (63.6°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Ermesinde 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 Ermesinde?

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

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Ermesinde?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Ermesinde. The closest one is Matosinhos, which is just 7.8km (5.2miles) away from Ermesinde. Click here for more information on Matosinhos and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Ermesinde are Praia do aterro, which is roughly 8.4km (5.2miles) away, and Sacor, located roughly 8.4km (5.2miles) from Ermesinde.

Are there sandy beaches near Ermesinde?

There are some other nice beaches near to Ermesinde. The nearest one is Porto, which is 5.9km (3.6miles) away from Ermesinde. Another good beach near Ermesinde is Vila Nova de Gaia, which is roughly 7.4km (4.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Ermesinde?

The sea temperature around Ermesinde is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures cool down to approximately 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ermesinde?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ermesinde: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ermesinde...

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