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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia do Barbas, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia do Barbas...

Praia do Barbas is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia do Barbas has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia do Barbas 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 do Barbas?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Praia do Barbas is about:
16°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Praia do Barbas. The closest one is Praia CDS, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Praia do Barbas. Click here to check out more information on Praia CDS and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Praia do Barbas is Costa da Caparica, which is approximately 0.4km (0.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Praia do Barbas?

Yes, there are other nice beaches in proximity to Praia do Barbas. The nearest one is Costa da Caparica, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Praia do Barbas. Another gorgeous beach near Praia do Barbas is Almada, which is 4.8km (3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Praia do Barbas?

The water temperature at Praia do Barbas is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°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 ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Praia do Barbas. However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of approximately 13°C (56°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required 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 better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Praia do Barbas?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during June, July, and August when water temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Praia do Barbas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Praia do Barbas...

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