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

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

Sande is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 7789 people. The water temperature around Sande has moderate variability throughout 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Sande 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 Sande?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Sande is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close to Sande?

There are not too many surf spots close to Sande. The next good one is Viana do castelo, which is 22.4km (13.9miles) away from Sande. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Viana do castelo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Sande are Amorosa, which is roughly 22.4km (13.9miles) away, and Ofir, located ca 24km (14.9miles) from Sande.

Are there beaches near Sande?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Sande. A beach that might be worth checking out is Braga, which is only 11km (6.8miles) away from Sande. Another nice beach near Sande is Praia do Cabedelo, which is roughly 22km (13.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sande?

The water temperature around Sande 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 3/2 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 . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sande?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sande: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sande...

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