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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Vila Cha, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Vila Cha...

Vila Cha is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 4295 people. The water temperature around Vila Cha varies slightly 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 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 Vila Cha 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 Vila Cha?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Vila Cha is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Vila Cha. The closest one is Maceda, which is only 10.9km (6.9miles) away from Vila Cha. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Maceda and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Vila Cha are Furadouro, which is roughly 11.1km (6.9miles) away, and Esmoriz, located approximately 11.8km (7.3miles) from Vila Cha.

Are there beaches in proximity to Vila Cha?

There are more nice beaches in proximity to Vila Cha. The closest one is Praia de Vale Figueira, which is just 3.4km (2.1miles) away from Vila Cha. Another beach near Vila Cha is Praia da Pipa, which is roughly 3.6km (2.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Vila Cha?

The sea temperature around Vila Cha 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 3/2 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 diving around Vila Cha. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 13°C (55°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Vila Cha?

Due to comparatively large sea 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 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures reach 13 to 18°C (55-64°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vila Cha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Vila Cha...

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