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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia de Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia de Vila Real de Santo António...

Praia de Vila Real de Santo António is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia de Vila Real de Santo António varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Praia de Vila Real de Santo António 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 Vila Real de Santo António?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Praia de Vila Real de Santo António is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Praia de Vila Real de Santo António. The nearest one is Praia de Altura, which is 1.1km (2.4miles) away from Praia de Vila Real de Santo António. Click here to check out more information on Praia de Altura and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Praia de Vila Real de Santo António are Vila Real Santo Antonio, which is ca 3.8km (2.4miles) away, and Ilha de Tavira, located roughly 9.1km (5.6miles) from Praia de Vila Real de Santo António.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are several beaches in proximity to Praia de Vila Real de Santo António. The nearest one is Praia de Monte Gordo, which is just 0.1km (0miles) away from Praia de Vila Real de Santo António. Another nice beach near Praia de Vila Real de Santo António is Verde Beach, which is approximately 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Praia de Vila Real de Santo António?

The sea temperature at Praia de Vila Real de Santo António is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Praia de Vila Real de Santo António. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures drop down to approximately 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Praia de Vila Real de Santo António?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Praia de Vila Real de Santo António: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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