Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Porto Covo, Portugal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Porto Covo...
Porto Covo is a surf spot in Portugal.
The water temperature around Porto Covo has moderate variability during the year.
The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.6°F) in February up to 18.9°C (66.1°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Porto Covo 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 Porto Covo?
The current water temperature in the month of August at Porto Covo is approximately:
Are there any other surf spots near Porto Covo?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Porto Covo. The nearest one is Praia da Vieirinha, which is only 2.8km (1.7miles) away from Porto Covo. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Praia da Vieirinha and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Porto Covo is Burrinho
, which is roughly 2.8km (1.8miles) away.
Are there nice beaches near by?
Yes, there are some beaches in proximity to Porto Covo. The closest one is Praia de São Torpes
, which is only 4.7km (2.9miles) away from Porto Covo. Another gorgeous beach near Porto Covo is Sines
, which is approximately 7.9km (4.9miles) away.
Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Porto Covo?
The water temperature at Porto Covo is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Porto Covo. Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Porto Covo?
Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°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 usually change during summer when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Porto Covo: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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