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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sao Joao, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sao Joao...

Sao Joao is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 6762 people. The water temperature around Sao Joao has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.6°C (54.6°F) in February up to 17.8°C (64°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 Sao Joao 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 Joao?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Sao Joao is approximately:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Sao Joao. The closest one is Furadouro, which is 3.8km (2.9miles) away from Sao Joao. Click here for more information on Furadouro and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sao Joao are Maceda, which is 4.7km (2.9miles) away, and Esmoriz, located roughly 6.9km (4.3miles) from Sao Joao.

Are there nice beaches in close proximity to Sao Joao?

Yes, there are other nice beaches in proximity to Sao Joao. The nearest one is Ovar, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Sao Joao. Another fun beach near Sao Joao is Praia do Furadouro, which is ca 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sao Joao?

The water temperature around Sao Joao 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 recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 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 advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sao Joao?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sao Joao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Sao Joao...

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