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

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

Populo is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Populo varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.8°F) in April up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Populo 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 Populo?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Populo is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Populo. The nearest one is Rabo de Peixe, which is just 5km (3.1miles) away from Populo. Click here to check out more information on Rabo de Peixe and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Populo is Areias, which is approximately 6.2km (3.9miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several beaches close to Populo. The nearest one is Praia dos Arrifes, which is just 1.2km (0.8miles) away from Populo. Another nice beach near Populo is Tidal pools of Lagoa, which is ca 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Populo?

The sea temperature at Populo is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Populo. However, during spring, temperatures drop down to 15°C (60°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 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 near Populo?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during March, April, and May. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Populo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Populo...

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