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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia do Vale dos Homens, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia do Vale dos Homens...

Praia do Vale dos Homens is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia do Vale dos Homens changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Praia do Vale dos Homens 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 Vale dos Homens?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Praia do Vale dos Homens is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close to Praia do Vale dos Homens?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Praia do Vale dos Homens. The nearest one is Vila Praia de Ancora, which is just 0.8km (1.1miles) away from Praia do Vale dos Homens. Click here for directions and for more information on Vila Praia de Ancora and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Praia do Vale dos Homens are Praia de Moledo, which is roughly 1.9km (1.1miles) away, and Amorosa, located approximately 10.8km (6.7miles) from Praia do Vale dos Homens.

Are there any other nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches near to Praia do Vale dos Homens. The closest one is Praia de Caminha, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Praia do Vale dos Homens. Another fun beach near Praia do Vale dos Homens is Praia do Paçô, which is approximately 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Praia do Vale dos Homens?

The water temperature at Praia do Vale dos Homens is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures drop down to approximately 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Praia do Vale dos Homens?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°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. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Praia do Vale dos Homens: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Praia do Vale dos Homens...

Do you know what the the city Eatonville in the United States, the city Massa Fiscaglia in the Italy, and the city Dumfries in the United Kingdom have in common with Praia do Vale dos Homens? Click on the links to find out...