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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Vila Nova de Famalicao, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Vila Nova de Famalicao...

Vila Nova de Famalicao is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a fairly small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 9496 people. The water temperature around Vila Nova de Famalicao has slight variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.2°F) in January up to 19.2°C (66.6°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Vila Nova de Famalicao 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 Nova de Famalicao?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Vila Nova de Famalicao is ca:
14°C (57°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Vila Nova de Famalicao. The closest one is Azurara, which is just 12.6km (7.9miles) away from Vila Nova de Famalicao. Click here to check out more information on Azurara and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Vila Nova de Famalicao are praia do rock, which is ca 12.7km (7.9miles) away, and Mindelo, located ca 13.4km (8.3miles) from Vila Nova de Famalicao.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Vila Nova de Famalicao?

There are more nice beaches near to Vila Nova de Famalicao. The nearest one is Braga, which is only 10.7km (6.6miles) away from Vila Nova de Famalicao. Another gorgeous beach near Vila Nova de Famalicao is Vila do Conde, which is ca 12.5km (7.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Vila Nova de Famalicao?

The sea temperature around Vila Nova de Famalicao is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (67°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, sea temperatures cool down to nearly 13°C (55°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Vila Nova de Famalicao?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vila Nova de Famalicao: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Vila Nova de Famalicao...

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