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

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

Esmoriz is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Esmoriz varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.6°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Esmoriz 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 Esmoriz?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Esmoriz is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Esmoriz. The closest one is Maceda, which is 2.8km (1.8miles) away from Esmoriz. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Maceda and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Esmoriz is Espinho, which is roughly 3.3km (2.1miles) away.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Esmoriz?

Yes, there are more nice beaches in close proximity to Esmoriz. The closest one is Praia do Barril, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Esmoriz. Another gorgeous beach near Esmoriz is Praia da Granja, which is ca 5.4km (3.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Esmoriz?

The water temperature at Esmoriz 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Esmoriz. However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Esmoriz?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°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 Esmoriz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Esmoriz...

Do you know what the the city Grand Bay in the United States, the city Mulgrave in the Australia, and the city Bacolod in the Philippines have in common with Esmoriz? Click on the links to find out...