Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Marta de Penaguiao, Portugal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Marta de Penaguiao...
Santa Marta de Penaguiao is a coastal city in Portugal.
The water temperature around Santa Marta de Penaguiao changes moderately 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 Santa Marta de Penaguiao 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 Santa Marta de Penaguiao?
The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Santa Marta de Penaguiao is approximately:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Santa Marta de Penaguiao. The next good one is Praia da Sereia, which is roughly 45.6km (28.8miles) away from Santa Marta de Penaguiao. Click here
for directions and for more information on Praia da Sereia and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Santa Marta de Penaguiao are Espinho
, which is ca 46.4km (28.8miles) away, and Matosinhos
, located ca 46.4km (28.8miles) from Santa Marta de Penaguiao.
Are there beautiful beaches located close to Santa Marta de Penaguiao?
No, there are not many beaches near to Santa Marta de Penaguiao. The closest decent beach is Praia de Vale Figueira
, which is just 38.8km (24.1miles) away from Santa Marta de Penaguiao. Another gorgeous beach near Santa Marta de Penaguiao is Praia do Castelo
, which is roughly 38.8km (24.1miles) away.
What wetsuit do I need for Santa Marta de Penaguiao?
The water temperature around Santa Marta de Penaguiao 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 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Santa Marta de Penaguiao. However, during winter, temperatures reach lows of nearly 12°C (53°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok 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 hoodie.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Santa Marta de Penaguiao?
Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and 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. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when water temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Santa Marta de Penaguiao: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Santa Marta de Penaguiao...
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