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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Monte Branco, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Monte Branco...

Monte Branco is an island in Portugal. It is one of the islands of the Alentejo islands island group. The water temperature around Monte Branco has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 13.3°C (55.9°F) in February up to 19.2°C (66.5°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Monte Branco 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 Monte Branco?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Monte Branco is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Monte Branco?

There are not many surf spots close to Monte Branco. A good spot nearby is Praia do Norte, which is about 25.1km (16.6miles) away from Monte Branco. Click here for more information on Praia do Norte and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Monte Branco are Praia Paredes, which is 26.7km (16.6miles) away, and Sao Pedro de Moel, located approximately 28.8km (17.9miles) from Monte Branco.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Monte Branco. One beach, which is not too far away, is Praia da Alagoa, which is 18.1km (11.2miles) away from Monte Branco. Another beautiful beach near Monte Branco is Leiria, 21.7km (13.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Monte Branco?

The sea temperature around Monte Branco is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Monte Branco. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Monte Branco?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Monte Branco: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Monte Branco...

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