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

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

Valega is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a fairly dense town close to the ocean with a population of 7005 people. The water temperature around Valega has average variability year round. 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 interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Valega 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 Valega?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Valega is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Valega. The nearest one is Furadouro, which is only 5.7km (4.5miles) away from Valega. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Furadouro and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Valega are Maceda, which is roughly 7.2km (4.5miles) away, and Esmoriz, located ca 9.5km (5.9miles) from Valega.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Valega. The closest one is Ovar, which is only 2.8km (1.8miles) away from Valega. Another good beach near Valega is Praia das Quatro Águas, which is 5.5km (3.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Valega?

The sea temperature around Valega 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 Valega. However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to roughly 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Valega?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Valega: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Valega...

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