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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ribeira de Pena, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ribeira de Pena...

Ribeira de Pena is a coastal city in Portugal. The water temperature around Ribeira de Pena has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ribeira de Pena 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 Ribeira de Pena?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Ribeira de Pena is ca:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ribeira de Pena. A spot that might be worth checking out is Azurara, which is just 50.5km (31.5miles) away from Ribeira de Pena. Click here for directions and for more information on Azurara and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ribeira de Pena are praia do rock, which is roughly 50.7km (31.5miles) away, and Mindelo, located roughly 50.9km (31.6miles) from Ribeira de Pena.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Ribeira de Pena. The closest decent beach is Braga, which is only 32.3km (20.1miles) away from Ribeira de Pena. Another beautiful beach near Ribeira de Pena is Porto, approximately 49.8km (30.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Ribeira de Pena?

The sea temperature around Ribeira de Pena is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Ribeira de Pena. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Ribeira de Pena?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ribeira de Pena: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ribeira de Pena...

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