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

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

Trafaria is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5603 people. The water temperature around Trafaria 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 Trafaria 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 Trafaria?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters close to Trafaria is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Trafaria. The nearest one is Praia CDS, which is only 2km (1.4miles) away from Trafaria. Click here to check out more information on Praia CDS and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Trafaria are Praia do Barbas, which is roughly 2.2km (1.4miles) away, and Costa da Caparica, located roughly 2.4km (1.5miles) from Trafaria.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in proximity to Trafaria. The nearest one is Costa da Caparica, which is just 1.9km (1.2miles) away from Trafaria. Another nice beach near Trafaria is Almada, which is roughly 3.7km (2.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Trafaria?

The water temperature around Trafaria 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 people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (56°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Trafaria?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during June, July, and August when water temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (58-67°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Trafaria: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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