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

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

Esposende is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 34625 people. The water temperature around Esposende 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 Esposende 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 Esposende?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Esposende is ca:
12°C (54°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Esposende?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Esposende. The nearest one is Ofir, which is 1km (5.7miles) away from Esposende. Click here to check out more information on Ofir and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Esposende are Viana do castelo, which is 9.1km (5.7miles) away, and Amorosa, located roughly 9.5km (5.9miles) from Esposende.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are some beaches in close proximity to Esposende. The nearest one is Esposende, which is just 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Esposende. Another fun beach near Esposende is Praia de Suave Mar, which is roughly 0.7km (0.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Esposende?

The sea temperature around Esposende 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 might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Esposende. However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of approximately 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Esposende?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°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 usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Esposende: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Esposende...

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