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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia da Barra, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia da Barra...

Praia da Barra is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da Barra varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.3°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia da Barra 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 da Barra?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Praia da Barra is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Praia da Barra. The closest one is Praia da Vagueira, which is 6km (3.7miles) away from Praia da Barra. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia da Vagueira and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Praia da Barra is Furadouro, which is 16.4km (10.2miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close to Praia da Barra?

There are several other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Praia da Barra. The closest one is Aveiro, which is just 1.4km (0.9miles) away from Praia da Barra. Another gorgeous beach near Praia da Barra is Praia das Quatro Águas, which is approximately 11.3km (7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Praia da Barra?

The sea temperature at Praia da Barra is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°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 might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures come down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Praia da Barra?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Praia da Barra: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Praia da Barra...

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