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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia Atlântica, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia Atlântica...

Praia Atlântica is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia Atlântica has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in January up to 19.2°C (66.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia Atlântica 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 Praia Atlântica?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Praia Atlântica is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close to Praia Atlântica?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Praia Atlântica. The closest one is praia do rock, which is 0.2km (0.9miles) away from Praia Atlântica. Click here for directions and to check out more information on praia do rock and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Praia Atlântica are Azurara, which is ca 1.4km (0.9miles) away, and Mindelo, located ca 3.6km (2.2miles) from Praia Atlântica.

Are there any other beaches close to Praia Atlântica?

Yes, there are several other nice beaches in close proximity to Praia Atlântica. The closest one is Vila do Conde, which is only 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Praia Atlântica. Another nice beach near Praia Atlântica is Póvoa de Varzim, which is roughly 1.6km (1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Praia Atlântica?

The water temperature at Praia Atlântica 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures come down to 13°C (55°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Praia Atlântica?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Praia Atlântica: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia Atlântica...

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