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

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

Praia da Calheta is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da Calheta has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.8°C (62.2°F) in March up to 22.9°C (73.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Praia da Calheta 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 Calheta?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Praia da Calheta is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Praia da Calheta. The closest one is Jardim do mar, which is just 5.1km (4.2miles) away from Praia da Calheta. Click here to check out more information on Jardim do mar and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Praia da Calheta are Paul do Mar, which is approximately 6.8km (4.2miles) away, and Ponta Delgada, located approximately 12.2km (7.6miles) from Praia da Calheta.

Are there any other sandy beaches in proximity to Praia da Calheta?

There are more nice beaches near to Praia da Calheta. The nearest one is Madeira, which is only 11km (6.9miles) away from Praia da Calheta. Another good beach near Praia da Calheta is Praia Formosa, which is roughly 11.8km (7.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Praia da Calheta?

The sea temperature at Praia da Calheta 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 thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to approximately 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Praia da Calheta?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Praia da Calheta...

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