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

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

Tranqueira is an island in Portugal. It is part of the Beira Litoral islands island group. The water temperature around Tranqueira has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.8°C (53.2°F) in January up to 17.6°C (63.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Tranqueira 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 Tranqueira?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Tranqueira is about:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Tranqueira. The nearest one is Praia da Sereia, which is only 4.3km (3.9miles) away from Tranqueira. Click here to check out more information on Praia da Sereia and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Tranqueira are Matosinhos, which is approximately 6.3km (3.9miles) away, and Praia do aterro, located roughly 8.8km (5.5miles) from Tranqueira.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in proximity to Tranqueira. The nearest one is Vila Nova de Gaia, which is only 1.5km (0.9miles) away from Tranqueira. Another fun beach near Tranqueira is Porto, which is 3.1km (1.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Tranqueira?

The water temperature around Tranqueira 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Tranqueira. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of 12°C (53°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Tranqueira?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (53-62°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Tranqueira: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tranqueira...

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