Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia de Quiaios, Portugal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia de Quiaios...
Praia de Quiaios is a beach in Portugal.
The water temperature around Praia de Quiaios has average variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55.1°F) in January up to 19°C (66.3°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia de Quiaios 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 Quiaios?
The current water temperature in the month of April at Praia de Quiaios is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Praia de Quiaios. The closest one is Murtinheira, which is only 2.2km (2.3miles) away from Praia de Quiaios. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Murtinheira and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Praia de Quiaios are Buarcos
, which is roughly 3.8km (2.3miles) away, and Cabedelo
, located ca 5.2km (3.2miles) from Praia de Quiaios.
Are there any other gorgeous beaches located close to Praia de Quiaios?
There are several nice beaches in proximity to Praia de Quiaios. The closest one is Figuera da Foz
, which is only 4.4km (2.7miles) away from Praia de Quiaios. Another good beach near Praia de Quiaios is Praia da Tocha
, which is ca 7.9km (4.9miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit is needed for Praia de Quiaios?
The sea temperature at Praia de Quiaios 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 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 . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 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 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing near Praia de Quiaios?
Due to comparatively large water 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 December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (57-66°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Praia de Quiaios: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Praia de Quiaios...
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