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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Foz do Arelho, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Foz do Arelho...

Foz do Arelho is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Foz do Arelho changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in February up to 20°C (68°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Foz do Arelho 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 Foz do Arelho?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Foz do Arelho is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Foz do Arelho. The nearest one is Belgas, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Foz do Arelho. Click here for more information on Belgas and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Foz do Arelho is Almagreira, which is ca 5.7km (3.5miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches close to Foz do Arelho. The nearest one is Peniche, which is 9.6km (6miles) away from Foz do Arelho. Another gorgeous beach near Foz do Arelho is Praia da Consolação, which is ca 10km (6.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Foz do Arelho?

The sea temperature at Foz do Arelho is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Foz do Arelho. However, during late winter, temperatures come down to 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Foz do Arelho?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when water temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Foz do Arelho: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Foz do Arelho...

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