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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santo Amaro, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santo Amaro...

Santo Amaro is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Santo Amaro varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 13.5°C (56.2°F) in January up to 19.6°C (67.2°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Santo Amaro 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 Santo Amaro?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Santo Amaro is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Santo Amaro. The nearest one is Inatel, which is 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Santo Amaro. Click here to check out more information on Inatel and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Santo Amaro is Torre, which is approximately 0.7km (0.4miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches in proximity to Santo Amaro. The nearest one is Praia de Santo Amaro de Oeiras, which is just 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Santo Amaro. Another good beach near Santo Amaro is Praia de Paço de Arcos, which is 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Santo Amaro?

The water temperature at Santo Amaro is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, 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 diving at Santo Amaro. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 13°C (56°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-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Santo Amaro?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Santo Amaro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Santo Amaro...

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