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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Paco de Arcos, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Paco de Arcos...

Paco de Arcos is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite little city close to the water with a population of 25974 people. The water temperature around Paco de Arcos varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Paco de Arcos 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 Paco de Arcos?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Paco de Arcos is about:
20°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near Paco de Arcos?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Paco de Arcos. The nearest one is Caxias, which is only 0.8km (1miles) away from Paco de Arcos. Click here to check out more information on Caxias and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Paco de Arcos are Santo Amaro, which is ca 1.6km (1miles) away, and Inatel, located 1.8km (1.1miles) from Paco de Arcos.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Paco de Arcos. The nearest one is Praia de Santo Amaro de Oeiras, which is just 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Paco de Arcos. Another nice beach near Paco de Arcos is Oeiras, which is roughly 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Paco de Arcos?

The water temperature around Paco de Arcos is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm 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 around Paco de Arcos. However, during winter, temperatures come down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Paco de Arcos?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Paco de Arcos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Paco de Arcos...

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