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

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

Praia de Moledo is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia de Moledo varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.3°F) in February up to 19°C (66.1°F) in the month of June, 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 early summer, since Praia de Moledo 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 Moledo?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Praia de Moledo is approximately:
15°C (58°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Praia de Moledo. The closest one is Vila Praia de Ancora, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Praia de Moledo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Vila Praia de Ancora and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Praia de Moledo is Amorosa, which is approximately 12.5km (7.8miles) away.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Praia de Moledo?

Yes, there are other nice beaches in proximity to Praia de Moledo. The closest one is Praia do Vale dos Homens, which is just 1.9km (1.1miles) away from Praia de Moledo. Another fun beach near Praia de Moledo is Praia de Caminha, which is ca 2.3km (1.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Praia de Moledo?

The water temperature at Praia de Moledo is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (66°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early 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 diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Praia de Moledo?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions normally change during May, June, and Jul when water temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (57-66°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 Moledo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia de Moledo...

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