Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia das Poças da Manhenha, Azores
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia das Poças da Manhenha...
Praia das Poças da Manhenha is a beach in Azores.
The water temperature around Praia das Poças da Manhenha has average variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.6°F) in April up to 24.3°C (75.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Praia das Poças da Manhenha 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 das Poças da Manhenha?
The current water temperature in the month of August at Praia das Poças da Manhenha is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Praia das Poças da Manhenha. A good spot nearby is Caldeira, which is about 14.8km (32.9miles) away from Praia das Poças da Manhenha. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Caldeira and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Praia das Poças da Manhenha are Baia das Quatro Ribeiras
, which is approximately 52.9km (32.9miles) away, and Baixa da Vila Nova
, located approximately 55.6km (34.5miles) from Praia das Poças da Manhenha.
Are there any other nice beaches close by?
Yes, there are several beautiful beaches in proximity to Praia das Poças da Manhenha. The closest one is Beach of Cinco Ribeiras
, which is only 8.2km (5.1miles) away from Praia das Poças da Manhenha. Another beach near Praia das Poças da Manhenha is Beach of Prainha
, which is roughly 9.7km (6miles) away.
What wetsuit is needed for Praia das Poças da Manhenha?
The water temperature at Praia das Poças da Manhenha is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during spring, water temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine 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 wetsuit hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Praia das Poças da Manhenha?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.
Directions to Praia das Poças da Manhenha: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Praia das Poças da Manhenha...
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