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

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

Praia da Memória is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da Memória changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.2°F) in January up to 17.6°C (63.6°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Praia da Memória 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 Memória?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Praia da Memória is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Praia da Memória?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Praia da Memória. The closest one is Sacor, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Praia da Memória. Click here for directions and for more information on Sacor and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Praia da Memória are Praia do aterro, which is ca 1.5km (0.9miles) away, and Matosinhos, located roughly 4.3km (2.7miles) from Praia da Memória.

Are there any other sandy beaches near Praia da Memória?

There are some beautiful beaches close to Praia da Memória. The closest one is Praia de Labruge, which is 3km (1.9miles) away from Praia da Memória. Another beautiful beach near Praia da Memória is Matosinhos, which is approximately 3.5km (2.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Praia da Memória?

The sea temperature at Praia da Memória is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

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

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°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 Memória: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Praia da Memória...

Do you know what the the city Biliran in the Philippines, the geo Cascadia Basin , and the city Aguada de Cima in the Portugal have in common with Praia da Memória? Click on the links to find out...