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

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

Praia do aterro is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia do aterro 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 aterro 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 aterro?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Praia do aterro is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Praia do aterro. The closest one is Sacor, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Praia do aterro. Click here to check out more information on Sacor and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Praia do aterro is Matosinhos, which is roughly 2.8km (1.7miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Praia do aterro?

There are a few nice beaches in proximity to Praia do aterro. The nearest one is Praia da Memória, which is just 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Praia do aterro. Another beautiful beach near Praia do aterro is Matosinhos, which is 2km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Praia do aterro?

The sea temperature at Praia do aterro 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 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Praia do aterro?

Due to comparatively large water 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 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when temperatures go up to 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 aterro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Praia do aterro...

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