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

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

Ventosa is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 5215 people. The water temperature around Ventosa has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14°C (57.2°F) in February up to 20°C (68°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (61°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Ventosa 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 Ventosa?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around Ventosa is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Ventosa. The closest one is Santa Cruz, which is only 15.8km (10.3miles) away from Ventosa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Santa Cruz and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ventosa are Praia da Areia Branca, which is 16.5km (10.3miles) away, and Praia Azul, located approximately 16.7km (10.4miles) from Ventosa.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Ventosa?

There are a few nice beaches in proximity to Ventosa. The closest one is Praia do Porto Dinheiro, which is only 14.2km (8.8miles) away from Ventosa. Another gorgeous beach near Ventosa is Lourinhã, which is approximately 14.6km (9.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Ventosa?

The sea temperature around Ventosa 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 3/2 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 diving . Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, temperatures reach lows of approximately 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 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 advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ventosa?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ventosa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ventosa...

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