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

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

Praia CDS is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia CDS changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Praia CDS 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 CDS?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Praia CDS is approximately:
16°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Praia CDS?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Praia CDS. The nearest one is Praia do Barbas, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Praia CDS. Click here for more information on Praia do Barbas and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Praia CDS is Costa da Caparica, which is approximately 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are some beaches in close proximity to Praia CDS. The nearest one is Costa da Caparica, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Praia CDS. Another beautiful beach near Praia CDS is Praia de Santo Amaro de Oeiras, which is roughly 4.6km (2.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Praia CDS?

The water temperature at Praia CDS is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Praia CDS. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (56°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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Praia CDS: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia CDS...

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