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

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

Pombal is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 17355 people. The water temperature around Pombal varies slightly during 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 (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Pombal 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 Pombal?

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

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Pombal?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Pombal. The closest one is Praia da leirosa, which is just 17km (11.5miles) away from Pombal. Click here to check out more information on Praia da leirosa and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Pombal are Praia da Vieira, which is roughly 18.4km (11.5miles) away, and Cova Gala, located approximately 19.1km (11.9miles) from Pombal.

Are there white sand beaches near Pombal?

There are not too many beaches near to Pombal. The closest decent beach is Leiria, which is 15km (9.3miles) away from Pombal. Another good beach near Pombal is Figuera da Foz, approximately 20.3km (12.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Pombal?

The sea temperature around Pombal 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 required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to roughly 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good 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 diving and fishing close to Pombal?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pombal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Pombal...

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