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

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

Murtinheira is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Murtinheira varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55.1°F) in January up to 19°C (66.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Murtinheira 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 Murtinheira?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Murtinheira is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Murtinheira. The closest one is Buarcos, which is only 3.2km (2miles) away from Murtinheira. Click here to check out more information on Buarcos and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Murtinheira is Cabedelo, which is ca 5km (3.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches in proximity to Murtinheira. The nearest one is Praia de Quiaios, which is just 2.2km (1.4miles) away from Murtinheira. Another nice beach near Murtinheira is Figuera da Foz, which is roughly 4.4km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Murtinheira?

The sea temperature at Murtinheira 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 feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Murtinheira. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to roughly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine 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 wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Murtinheira?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love 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 that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Murtinheira: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Murtinheira...

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