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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia dos Mosteiros, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia dos Mosteiros...

Praia dos Mosteiros is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Praia dos Mosteiros has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.2°C (59.4°F) in April up to 22.2°C (71.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Praia dos Mosteiros 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 dos Mosteiros?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Praia dos Mosteiros is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Praia dos Mosteiros. The closest one is Rabo de Peixe, which is 13.7km (8.5miles) away from Praia dos Mosteiros. Click here for more information on Rabo de Peixe and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Praia dos Mosteiros is Populo, which is 14.6km (9.1miles) away.

Are there beaches located close to Praia dos Mosteiros?

There are a few nice beaches in close proximity to Praia dos Mosteiros. The nearest one is Beach of Mosteiros, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Praia dos Mosteiros. Another good beach near Praia dos Mosteiros is Tidal pools of Furna de Santo António, which is 7km (4.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Praia dos Mosteiros?

The sea temperature at Praia dos Mosteiros is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Praia dos Mosteiros. Nevertheless, during March, April, and May, temperatures reach lows of roughly 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Praia dos Mosteiros?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Praia dos Mosteiros: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Praia dos Mosteiros...

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