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

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

Praia da Rocha is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da Rocha has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15°C (59°F) in April up to 19.4°C (66.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Praia da Rocha 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 Rocha?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Praia da Rocha is approximately:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Praia da Rocha. The nearest one is Praia da Rocha, which is 0.3km (0.6miles) away from Praia da Rocha. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia da Rocha and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Praia da Rocha are Molhe de Ferragudo, which is ca 1km (0.6miles) away, and Alvor, located 3.5km (2.2miles) from Praia da Rocha.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Praia da Rocha. The closest one is Praia da Angrinha, which is only 0.9km (0.6miles) away from Praia da Rocha. Another gorgeous beach near Praia da Rocha is Portimão, which is ca 1.2km (0.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Praia da Rocha?

The average water temperature at Praia da Rocha is not very warm, around 17°C (63°F), with only little variations throughout the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Praia da Rocha. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are March, April, and May. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of August, September, and October.

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

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (58-67°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia da Rocha...

Do you know what the the city El Pla de Santa Maria in Spain, the city Norderbrarup in Germany, and the city Therouanne in France have in common with Praia da Rocha? Click on the links to find out...