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

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

Grândola is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Grândola has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.3°C (57.8°F) in February up to 20.2°C (68.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Grândola 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 Grândola?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Grândola is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Grândola. The closest one is Aberta-A-Nova, which is only 11.7km (7.9miles) away from Grândola. Click here for more information on Aberta-A-Nova and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Grândola are Melides, which is ca 12.7km (7.9miles) away, and Praia do PEGO, located roughly 13.9km (8.7miles) from Grândola.

Are there any other white sand beaches close to Grândola?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Grândola. The nearest one is Praia de Melides, which is only 11.3km (7miles) away from Grândola. Another gorgeous beach near Grândola is Praia da Galé, which is 11.3km (7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Grândola?

The sea temperature at Grândola is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended 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 late winter, temperatures come down to nearly 14°C (58°F). In this season, 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 ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold 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 Grândola?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea 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 Grândola: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Grândola...

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