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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Porto Santo Beach, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Porto Santo Beach...

Porto Santo Beach is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Porto Santo Beach has moderate variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.7°C (62.1°F) in December up to 22.8°C (73°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (67°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Porto Santo Beach 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 Santo Beach?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Porto Santo Beach is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Porto Santo Beach?

There are not many surf spots close to Porto Santo Beach. A spot that might be worth checking out is Porto da cruz, which is 32.7km (24.5miles) away from Porto Santo Beach. Click here for directions and for more information on Porto da cruz and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Porto Santo Beach are Ponta Delgada, which is ca 39.5km (24.5miles) away, and Jardim do mar, located roughly 53.9km (33.5miles) from Porto Santo Beach.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Porto Santo Beach. A beach that might be worth checking out is Madeira, which is just 39.9km (24.8miles) away from Porto Santo Beach. Another beautiful beach near Porto Santo Beach is Praia Formosa, approximately 44.2km (27.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Porto Santo Beach?

The sea temperature at Porto Santo Beach is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early winter, temperatures reach lows of 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Porto Santo Beach?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during November, December, and January. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Porto Santo Beach: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Porto Santo Beach...

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