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

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

Gulpilhares is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 10660 people. The water temperature around Gulpilhares has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.2°F) in January up to 17.6°C (63.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Gulpilhares 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 Gulpilhares?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Gulpilhares is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Gulpilhares?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Gulpilhares. The nearest one is Praia da Sereia, which is just 3.1km (3.2miles) away from Gulpilhares. Click here for directions and for more information on Praia da Sereia and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Gulpilhares are Espinho, which is roughly 5.2km (3.2miles) away, and Matosinhos, located roughly 7.1km (4.4miles) from Gulpilhares.

Are there beaches close by?

There are several other gorgeous beaches near to Gulpilhares. The closest one is Praia de Miramar, which is only 1.6km (1miles) away from Gulpilhares. Another fun beach near Gulpilhares is Praia da Aguda, which is approximately 2.6km (1.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Gulpilhares?

The sea temperature around Gulpilhares 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, temperatures drop down to 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gulpilhares?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Gulpilhares: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Gulpilhares...

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