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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Faja de Baixo, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Faja de Baixo...

Faja de Baixo is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4915 people. The water temperature around Faja de Baixo has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.8°F) in April up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Faja de Baixo 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 Faja de Baixo?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Faja de Baixo is ca:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Faja de Baixo. The nearest one is Populo, which is just 1.4km (3.5miles) away from Faja de Baixo. Click here for more information on Populo and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Faja de Baixo are Rabo de Peixe, which is approximately 5.6km (3.5miles) away, and Areias, located ca 7.3km (4.5miles) from Faja de Baixo.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches near to Faja de Baixo. The nearest one is Praia dos Arrifes, which is only 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Faja de Baixo. Another nice beach near Faja de Baixo is Beach of Portinho da Areia, which is ca 1.5km (0.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Faja de Baixo?

The sea temperature around Faja de Baixo is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Faja de Baixo. However, during March, April, and May, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 15°C (60°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Faja de Baixo?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during March, April, and May. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Faja de Baixo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Faja de Baixo...

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