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

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

Praia da Barranha is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da Barranha changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.7°C (54.8°F) in February up to 19.2°C (66.6°F) in the month of July, as illustrated 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 Barranha 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 Barranha?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Praia da Barranha is about:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Praia da Barranha. The closest one is praia do rock, which is only 5.2km (4miles) away from Praia da Barranha. Click here for directions and for more information on praia do rock and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Praia da Barranha are Azurara, which is 6.4km (4miles) away, and Ofir, located roughly 6.6km (4.1miles) from Praia da Barranha.

Are there any other beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other beautiful beaches in proximity to Praia da Barranha. The closest one is Praia da Codicheira, which is 0km (0miles) away from Praia da Barranha. Another gorgeous beach near Praia da Barranha is Praia de Paimó, which is 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Praia da Barranha?

The water temperature at Praia da Barranha 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 be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Praia da Barranha. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people 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 da Barranha?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Praia da Barranha...

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