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

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

Tavira is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Tavira varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.8°C (58.7°F) in January up to 20.1°C (68.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Tavira 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 Tavira?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Tavira is approximately:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close to Tavira?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Tavira. The nearest one is Ilha de Tavira, which is 1.9km (5.2miles) away from Tavira. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ilha de Tavira and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Tavira are Praia de Altura, which is ca 8.4km (5.2miles) away, and Vila Real Santo Antonio, located ca 12.9km (8miles) from Tavira.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in close proximity to Tavira. The closest one is Praia de Cabanas de Tavira, which is just 2km (1.2miles) away from Tavira. Another gorgeous beach near Tavira is Praia da Ilha de Tavira, which is approximately 4.2km (2.6miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Tavira?

The water temperature at Tavira is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Tavira. However, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (59°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 cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Tavira?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. 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. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Tavira: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Tavira...

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