Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia do Túnel, Portugal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia do Túnel...
Praia do Túnel is a beach in Portugal.
The water temperature around Praia do Túnel changes slightly during the year.
The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55.1°F) in January up to 19.5°C (67°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia do Túnel 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 Túnel?
The current water temperature in the month of February at Praia do Túnel is approximately:
Are there surf spots near Praia do Túnel?
Yes, there are several surf spots close to Praia do Túnel. The closest one is Praia da Tocha, which is 3.9km (6.5miles) away from Praia do Túnel. Click here
for more information on Praia da Tocha and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Praia do Túnel are Murtinheira
, which is 10.4km (6.5miles) away, and Buarcos
, located roughly 12.3km (7.6miles) from Praia do Túnel.
Are there any other nice beaches close to Praia do Túnel?
Yes, there are several other nice beaches in close proximity to Praia do Túnel. The nearest one is Praia do Cabeço
, which is 2.2km (1.3miles) away from Praia do Túnel. Another gorgeous beach near Praia do Túnel is Praia da Tocha
, which is ca 3.8km (2.3miles) away.
What wetsuit is recommended for Praia do Túnel?
The water temperature at Praia do Túnel is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°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 be in the water for a good amount of time, 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 drop down to 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-quality 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 close to Praia do Túnel?
Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. 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. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Praia do Túnel: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Praia do Túnel...
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