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

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

Reef is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Reef has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in February 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 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Reef 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 Reef?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Reef is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Reef. The closest one is Pedra Branca, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Reef. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pedra Branca and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Reef is Sanguessuga, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches near to Reef. The closest one is Mafra, which is just 5.5km (3.4miles) away from Reef. Another beautiful beach near Reef is Praia do Magoito, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Reef?

The average water temperature at Reef is relatively chilly, around 16°C (61°F), with very little variations throughout the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Reef. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are January, February, and March. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, especially in the months of August, September, and October.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Reef?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost cool, reaching temperatures between 13 and 18°C (55-64°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Reef: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Reef...

Do you know what the the city Saint Simons Island in the United States, the city Los Naranjos Esquipulas in the Mexico, and the city Tamnag in the Philippines have in common with Reef? Click on the links to find out...