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

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

Maceda is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Maceda varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.6°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Maceda 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 Maceda?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Maceda is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to Maceda. The nearest one is Esmoriz, which is only 2.8km (1.8miles) away from Maceda. Click here to check out more information on Esmoriz and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Maceda is Furadouro, which is approximately 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Maceda. The nearest one is Praia do Furadouro, which is just 3.3km (2miles) away from Maceda. Another beach near Maceda is Praia do Barril, which is roughly 4.1km (2.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Maceda?

The sea temperature at Maceda 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Maceda?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Maceda: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Maceda...

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