Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia do Molhe, Portugal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia do Molhe...
Praia do Molhe is a beach in Portugal.
The water temperature around Praia do Molhe varies slightly year round.
The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.2°F) in January up to 17.6°C (63.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Praia do Molhe 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 Molhe?
The current water temperature in the month of February at Praia do Molhe is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Praia do Molhe. The nearest one is Matosinhos, which is only 1.1km (1.9miles) away from Praia do Molhe. Click here
for directions and to check out more information on Matosinhos and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Praia do Molhe are Praia da Sereia
, which is approximately 3km (1.9miles) away, and Praia do aterro
, located roughly 3.9km (2.4miles) from Praia do Molhe.
Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?
Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches close to Praia do Molhe. The closest one is Matosinhos
, which is just 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Praia do Molhe. Another beach near Praia do Molhe is Porto
, which is ca 2.8km (1.8miles) away.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Praia do Molhe?
The water temperature at Praia do Molhe is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (64°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Praia do Molhe?
Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Praia do Molhe: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Praia do Molhe...
Do you know what the Aru Channel
in France, and Caswell Spur
have in common with Praia do Molhe? Click on the links to find out...