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

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

Sacor is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Sacor has moderate variability year round. 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 Sacor 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 Sacor?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Sacor is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Sacor?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Sacor. The nearest one is Praia do aterro, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Sacor. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia do aterro and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Sacor is Matosinhos, which is ca 2.8km (1.7miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches in proximity to Sacor. The closest one is Praia da Memória, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Sacor. Another gorgeous beach near Sacor is Matosinhos, which is roughly 2km (1.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Sacor?

The water temperature at Sacor 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 feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Sacor. However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sacor?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sacor: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sacor...

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