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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Manta Rota, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Manta Rota...

Manta Rota is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Manta Rota has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.3°C (59.5°F) in February up to 20.1°C (68.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Manta Rota 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 Manta Rota?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Manta Rota is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Manta Rota. The closest one is Praia de Altura, which is only 1.2km (3.7miles) away from Manta Rota. Click here for more information on Praia de Altura and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Manta Rota are Vila Real Santo Antonio, which is ca 5.9km (3.7miles) away, and Ilha de Tavira, located roughly 6.8km (4.2miles) from Manta Rota.

Are there any other beaches located close to Manta Rota?

Yes, there are a few beautiful beaches in proximity to Manta Rota. The nearest one is Praia da Fábrica, which is only 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Manta Rota. Another gorgeous beach near Manta Rota is Praia da Lota, which is ca 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Manta Rota?

The average water temperature at Manta Rota is relatively chilly, around 18°C (64°F), with no significant changes during the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Manta Rota. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are January, February, and March. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Manta Rota?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Manta Rota are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 15 and 20°C (59-68°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Manta Rota: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Manta Rota...

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