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

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

Praia da Galé is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da Galé varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.3°C (57.8°F) in February up to 20.2°C (68.4°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Praia da Galé 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 Galé?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Praia da Galé is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close to Praia da Galé?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Praia da Galé. The nearest one is Aberta-A-Nova, which is just 2km (3.3miles) away from Praia da Galé. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Aberta-A-Nova and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Praia da Galé are Melides, which is approximately 5.3km (3.3miles) away, and Praia do PEGO, located approximately 6.1km (3.8miles) from Praia da Galé.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches near to Praia da Galé. The closest one is Praia de Melides, which is just 0km (0miles) away from Praia da Galé. Another beautiful beach near Praia da Galé is Grândola, which is 11.3km (7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Praia da Galé?

The water temperature at Praia da Galé is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Praia da Galé?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during fall when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia da Galé...

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