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 surf spot in Portugal.
The water temperature around Praia da Rocha changes moderately during the year.
The temperature ranges from 15°C (59°F) in April up to 19.4°C (66.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated 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 March at Praia da Rocha is about:
Are there any other surf spots close by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Praia da Rocha. The nearest one is Molhe de Ferragudo, which is only 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Praia da Rocha. Click here
for more information on Molhe de Ferragudo and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Praia da Rocha is Alvor
, which is roughly 3.5km (2.2miles) away.
Are there beaches near by?
Yes, there are a few beaches close to Praia da Rocha. The nearest one is Praia da Rocha
, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Praia da Rocha. Another gorgeous beach near Praia da Rocha is Praia da Angrinha
, which is 0.9km (0.6miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Praia da Rocha?
The average water temperature at Praia da Rocha is not very warm, around 17°C (63°F), with no significant changes during the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Praia da Rocha. That being said, 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 bring 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 near Praia da Rocha?
Diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters at Praia da Rocha are always cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (58-67°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: 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.
Some fun facts about Praia da Rocha...
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in Australia, the city Wankendorf
in Germany, and the city Villaverla
in Italy have in common with Praia da Rocha? Click on the links to find out...