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

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

Praia da Pipa is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da Pipa has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.6°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph 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 Pipa 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 Pipa?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Praia da Pipa. The closest one is Maceda, which is 11.5km (7.2miles) away from Praia da Pipa. Click here for directions and for more information on Maceda and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Praia da Pipa are Esmoriz, which is 11.5km (7.2miles) away, and Espinho, located 12.5km (7.8miles) from Praia da Pipa.

Are there any other nice beaches close to Praia da Pipa?

Yes, there are a few other beautiful beaches in close proximity to Praia da Pipa. The closest one is Praia do Castelo, which is only 0.6km (0.4miles) away from Praia da Pipa. Another good beach near Praia da Pipa is Praia de Vale Figueira, which is ca 2km (1.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Praia da Pipa?

The water temperature at Praia da Pipa 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 recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Praia da Pipa. However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia da Pipa...

Do you know what the the city Castromediano in Italy, the city Callas in France, and the city Mussotto in Italy have in common with Praia da Pipa? Click on the links to find out...