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

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

Praia do Norte is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia do Norte has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.4°F) in February up to 23.5°C (74.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Praia do Norte 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 Norte?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Praia do Norte is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Praia do Norte. The closest one is Baixa da Vila Nova, which is only 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Praia do Norte. Click here to check out more information on Baixa da Vila Nova and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Praia do Norte is Praia da Vitoria, which is 4.3km (2.6miles) away.

Are there nice beaches located close to Praia do Norte?

Yes, there are several nice beaches close to Praia do Norte. The nearest one is Swimming Area of Santa Cruz, which is only 3km (1.8miles) away from Praia do Norte. Another gorgeous beach near Praia do Norte is Beach of Porto Martins, which is approximately 6.8km (4.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Praia do Norte?

The water temperature at Praia do Norte is warm, reaching up to 24°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Praia do Norte. However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures drop down to 15°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok 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 do Norte?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures range from 19 to 24°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

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

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia do Norte...

Do you know what the the city Quattordio in Italy, the city Bulahdelah in Australia, and the city Manacsac in Philippines have in common with Praia do Norte? Click on the links to find out...