Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia da Rainha, Portugal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia da Rainha...
Praia da Rainha is a surf spot in Portugal.
The water temperature around Praia da Rainha changes moderately during the year.
The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia da Rainha 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 Rainha?
The current water temperature in the month of September at Praia da Rainha is about:
Are there any other surf spots near by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Praia da Rainha. The nearest one is Costa da Caparica, which is just 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Praia da Rainha. Click here
for more information on Costa da Caparica and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Praia da Rainha is Praia do Barbas
, which is ca 2.1km (1.3miles) away.
Are there beaches near by?
There are more gorgeous beaches close to Praia da Rainha. The nearest one is Costa da Caparica
, which is 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Praia da Rainha. Another nice beach near Praia da Rainha is Almada
, which is ca 5.1km (3.1miles) away.
What wetsuit thickness do I need for Praia da Rainha?
The sea temperature at Praia da Rainha is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (56°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing near Praia da Rainha?
Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Praia da Rainha: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Praia da Rainha...
Do you know what the the city Vizela
in Portugal, the city Porto Cervo
in Italy, and the city Machala
in Ecuador have in common with Praia da Rainha? Click on the links to find out...