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

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

Morraceira is an island in Portugal. It is located in the Beira Litoral islands island group. The water temperature around Morraceira changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55°F) in February up to 19°C (66.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Morraceira 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 Morraceira?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Morraceira is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near Morraceira?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Morraceira. The closest one is Cabedelo, which is only 1.6km (1miles) away from Morraceira. Click here for directions and for more information on Cabedelo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Morraceira are Cova Gala, which is roughly 1.7km (1miles) away, and Buarcos, located ca 3.2km (2miles) from Morraceira.

Are there nice beaches close to Morraceira?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches in proximity to Morraceira. The closest one is Figuera da Foz, which is 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Morraceira. Another fun beach near Morraceira is Praia de Quiaios, which is roughly 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Morraceira?

The water temperature around Morraceira is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°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 more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Morraceira. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to roughly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Morraceira?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°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 June, July, and August when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Morraceira: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Morraceira...

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