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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Prainha do Galeão, Azores

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Prainha do Galeão...

Prainha do Galeão is a beach in Azores. The water temperature around Prainha do Galeão varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.8°F) in February up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Prainha do Galeão 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 Prainha do Galeão?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Prainha do Galeão is ca:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Prainha do Galeão. The next good one is Caldeira, which is roughly 26.7km (44.3miles) away from Prainha do Galeão. Click here to check out more information on Caldeira and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Prainha do Galeão are Baia das Quatro Ribeiras, which is approximately 71.3km (44.3miles) away, and Baixa da Vila Nova, located approximately 74.2km (46.1miles) from Prainha do Galeão.

Are there any other white sand beaches in proximity to Prainha do Galeão?

There are other nice beaches near to Prainha do Galeão. The nearest one is Beach of São Mateus, which is just 1.7km (1miles) away from Prainha do Galeão. Another gorgeous beach near Prainha do Galeão is Beach of Água de Alto, which is ca 5km (3.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Prainha do Galeão?

The sea temperature at Prainha do Galeão is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Prainha do Galeão. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Prainha do Galeão?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Prainha do Galeão: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Prainha do Galeão...

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