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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Recarei, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Recarei...

Recarei is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4856 people. The water temperature around Recarei changes slightly throughout the year. 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 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 early fall, since Recarei 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 near Recarei?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters close to Recarei is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Recarei. The nearest one is Praia da Sereia, which is 13.5km (9.1miles) away from Recarei. Click here for directions and for more information on Praia da Sereia and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Recarei are Matosinhos, which is ca 14.6km (9.1miles) away, and Espinho, located ca 15.9km (9.8miles) from Recarei.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in close proximity to Recarei. The closest one is Vila Nova de Gaia, which is 10.6km (6.6miles) away from Recarei. Another good beach near Recarei is Porto, which is 11.3km (7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Recarei?

The water temperature around Recarei 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Recarei. However, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to approximately 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy 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 near Recarei?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Recarei: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Recarei...

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