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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia de Caminha, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia de Caminha...

Praia de Caminha is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia de Caminha has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia de Caminha 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 de Caminha?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Praia de Caminha is about:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Praia de Caminha. The closest one is Vila Praia de Ancora, which is 0.4km (1.4miles) away from Praia de Caminha. Click here to check out more information on Vila Praia de Ancora and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Praia de Caminha are Praia de Moledo, which is ca 2.3km (1.4miles) away, and Amorosa, located roughly 10.3km (6.4miles) from Praia de Caminha.

Are there any other beaches close to Praia de Caminha?

There are several other nice beaches in close proximity to Praia de Caminha. The nearest one is Praia do Vale dos Homens, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Praia de Caminha. Another beach near Praia de Caminha is Praia do Paçô, which is approximately 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Praia de Caminha?

The sea temperature at Praia de Caminha is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Praia de Caminha. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, 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 carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Praia de Caminha?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Praia de Caminha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Praia de Caminha...

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