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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rabo de Peixe, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rabo de Peixe...

Rabo de Peixe is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Rabo de Peixe changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.8°F) in April up to 23.1°C (73.6°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rabo de Peixe 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 Rabo de Peixe?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Rabo de Peixe is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Rabo de Peixe. The nearest one is Areias, which is just 2.3km (1.4miles) away from Rabo de Peixe. Click here for more information on Areias and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Rabo de Peixe is Praia Santa Barbara, which is ca 2.5km (1.6miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are several gorgeous beaches near to Rabo de Peixe. The nearest one is Beach of Rabo de Peixe, which is 0.7km (0.5miles) away from Rabo de Peixe. Another fun beach near Rabo de Peixe is Tidal pools of Calhetas, which is approximately 1km (0.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Rabo de Peixe?

The water temperature at Rabo de Peixe is warm, reaching up to 23°C (74°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Rabo de Peixe. Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 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 scuba diving and fishing near Rabo de Peixe?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during March, April, and May. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (65-74°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Rabo de Peixe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rabo de Peixe...

Do you know what the the city Greystones in Ireland, the city Santiago in Philippines, and the city Olocau in Spain have in common with Rabo de Peixe? Click on the links to find out...