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

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

Turquel is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4434 people. The water temperature around Turquel varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in February up to 20°C (68°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Turquel 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 Turquel?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Turquel is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Turquel. The nearest one is Praia do Norte, which is only 11.7km (8.6miles) away from Turquel. Click here to check out more information on Praia do Norte and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Turquel are Foz do Arelho, which is roughly 13.9km (8.6miles) away, and Belgas, located 15.1km (9.4miles) from Turquel.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are other beaches close to Turquel. The nearest one is Nazaré, which is just 10.7km (6.6miles) away from Turquel. Another fun beach near Turquel is Praia Nova, which is 11.1km (6.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Turquel?

The water temperature around Turquel is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of 14°C (57°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Turquel?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during June, July, and August when temperatures range from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Turquel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Turquel...

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