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

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

Praia da leirosa is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia da leirosa has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55°F) in February up to 19°C (66.3°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia da leirosa 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 leirosa?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Praia da leirosa is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Praia da leirosa. The nearest one is Cova Gala, which is just 5.1km (3.1miles) away from Praia da leirosa. Click here for directions and for more information on Cova Gala and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Praia da leirosa is Cabedelo, which is ca 6km (3.7miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches near to Praia da leirosa. The closest one is Figuera da Foz, which is only 6.9km (4.3miles) away from Praia da leirosa. Another beautiful beach near Praia da leirosa is Praia de Quiaios, which is roughly 11.1km (6.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Praia da leirosa?

The water temperature at Praia da leirosa is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°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 several hours, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Praia da leirosa. However, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

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

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot 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 temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia da leirosa...

Do you know what the the city Mamedkala in Russia, the geo Dolphin Spur , and the city Danischenhagen in Germany have in common with Praia da leirosa? Click on the links to find out...