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

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

Monte Gordo is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 4282 people. The water temperature around Monte Gordo varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Monte Gordo 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 Gordo?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Monte Gordo is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Monte Gordo. The closest one is Vila Real Santo Antonio, which is only 2.3km (1.7miles) away from Monte Gordo. Click here to check out more information on Vila Real Santo Antonio and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Monte Gordo are Praia de Altura, which is approximately 2.7km (1.7miles) away, and Ilha de Tavira, located ca 10.5km (6.6miles) from Monte Gordo.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Monte Gordo?

There are a few nice beaches close to Monte Gordo. The nearest one is Praia Verde, which is just 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Monte Gordo. Another good beach near Monte Gordo is Praia de Vila Real de Santo António, which is roughly 1.6km (1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Monte Gordo?

The sea temperature around Monte Gordo is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, temperatures come down to approximately 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm 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 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Monte Gordo?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Monte Gordo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Monte Gordo...

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