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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sao Bras de Alportel, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sao Bras de Alportel...

Sao Bras de Alportel is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 11153 people. The water temperature around Sao Bras de Alportel changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.7°F) in January up to 19.9°C (67.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sao Bras de Alportel 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 Sao Bras de Alportel?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Sao Bras de Alportel is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Sao Bras de Alportel. The nearest one is Praia de Faro, which is 11.7km (7.4miles) away from Sao Bras de Alportel. Click here for directions and for more information on Praia de Faro and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sao Bras de Alportel are Julias, which is ca 11.9km (7.4miles) away, and Vale do Lobo, located ca 12.2km (7.6miles) from Sao Bras de Alportel.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Sao Bras de Alportel. The closest one is Faro Algarve, which is 9.5km (5.9miles) away from Sao Bras de Alportel. Another fun beach near Sao Bras de Alportel is Praia da Ilha de Tavira, which is approximately 12.7km (7.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Sao Bras de Alportel?

The water temperature around Sao Bras de Alportel is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Sao Bras de Alportel. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 15°C (59°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Sao Bras de Alportel?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sao Bras de Alportel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sao Bras de Alportel...

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