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

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

Olival is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a comparatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5715 people. The water temperature around Olival varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.2°F) in January up to 17.6°C (63.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Olival 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 Olival?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Olival is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Olival. The closest one is Espinho, which is just 6.1km (4.9miles) away from Olival. Click here to check out more information on Espinho and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Olival are Praia da Sereia, which is approximately 7.8km (4.9miles) away, and Esmoriz, located approximately 8.4km (5.2miles) from Olival.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Olival?

Yes, there are other nice beaches near to Olival. The nearest one is Praia da Granja, which is just 5.6km (3.5miles) away from Olival. Another beach near Olival is Praia de Miramar, which is 5.6km (3.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Olival?

The water temperature around Olival is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°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 diving around Olival. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures reach lows of nearly 12°C (53°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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Olival?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Olival: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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