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

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

Moita is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 17795 people. The water temperature around Moita varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Moita 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 Moita?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Moita is about:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Moita. The nearest one is Fonte da Telha, which is only 12.5km (7.8miles) away from Moita. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Fonte da Telha and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Moita are Praia da Rainha, which is 12.5km (7.8miles) away, and Costa da Caparica, located 13.3km (8.2miles) from Moita.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Moita. The closest one is Praia da Figueirinha, which is just 7.6km (4.7miles) away from Moita. Another nice beach near Moita is Lisbon, which is roughly 9.4km (5.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Moita?

The water temperature around Moita is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Moita. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Moita?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Moita: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Moita...

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