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

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

Ourem is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 12729 people. The water temperature around Ourem changes slightly throughout the year. 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 (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ourem 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 Ourem?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Ourem is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ourem. The next good one is Praia Paredes, which is about 24.6km (15.4miles) away from Ourem. Click here for directions and for more information on Praia Paredes and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ourem are Samouco, which is roughly 24.8km (15.4miles) away, and Sao Pedro de Moel, located roughly 24.8km (15.4miles) from Ourem.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to Ourem?

There are a few other nice beaches in proximity to Ourem. The closest one is Leiria, which is 13.7km (8.5miles) away from Ourem. Another fun beach near Ourem is Praia da Alagoa, which is approximately 16.1km (10miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Ourem?

The sea temperature around Ourem 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 more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ourem. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 13°C (56°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ourem?

Due to significant 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 (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ourem: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ourem...

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