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

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

Santo Tirso is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 14021 people. The water temperature around Santo Tirso has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in January up to 19.2°C (66.6°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Santo Tirso 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 Santo Tirso?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Santo Tirso is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Santo Tirso. The nearest one is Mindelo, which is only 13.9km (8.6miles) away from Santo Tirso. Click here for directions and for more information on Mindelo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Santo Tirso are Azurara, which is approximately 13.9km (8.6miles) away, and praia do rock, located 14.4km (9miles) from Santo Tirso.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches close to Santo Tirso. The closest one is Praia de Labruge, which is only 13.9km (8.6miles) away from Santo Tirso. Another good beach near Santo Tirso is Vila do Conde, which is roughly 14km (8.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Santo Tirso?

The sea temperature around Santo Tirso is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Santo Tirso. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Santo Tirso?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Santo Tirso: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santo Tirso...

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