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

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

Praia da Tocha is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da Tocha varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55.1°F) in January up to 19.5°C (67°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia da Tocha 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 Tocha?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Praia da Tocha is approximately:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Praia da Tocha. The nearest one is Praia da Tocha, which is just 0.1km (5.6miles) away from Praia da Tocha. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia da Tocha and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Praia da Tocha are Murtinheira, which is approximately 9km (5.6miles) away, and Buarcos, located roughly 11.6km (7.2miles) from Praia da Tocha.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches near to Praia da Tocha. The closest one is Praia do Túnel, which is just 3.8km (2.3miles) away from Praia da Tocha. Another beach near Praia da Tocha is Praia do Cabeço, which is 4.8km (3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Praia da Tocha?

The water temperature at Praia da Tocha is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Praia da Tocha. However, during winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Praia da Tocha?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia da Tocha...

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