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

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

Santana is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 8804 people. The water temperature around Santana varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.2°C (63°F) in February up to 22.7°C (72.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Santana 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 Santana?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Santana is ca:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Santana. The nearest one is Porto da cruz, which is 4.2km (4.1miles) away from Santana. Click here to check out more information on Porto da cruz and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Santana are Ponta Delgada, which is roughly 6.6km (4.1miles) away, and Jardim do mar, located 19.7km (12.2miles) from Santana.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Santana. The nearest one is Madeira, which is just 5.2km (3.2miles) away from Santana. Another fun beach near Santana is Praia Formosa, which is roughly 11.8km (7.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Santana?

The sea temperature around Santana is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures come down to nearly 17°C (63°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Santana?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Santana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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