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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Vila Praia de Ancora, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Vila Praia de Ancora...

Vila Praia de Ancora is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around Vila Praia de Ancora has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 12.1°C (53.8°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65.1°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Vila Praia de Ancora 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 at Vila Praia de Ancora?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Vila Praia de Ancora is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Vila Praia de Ancora. The nearest one is Praia de Moledo, which is 2.6km (1.6miles) away from Vila Praia de Ancora. Click here to check out more information on Praia de Moledo and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Vila Praia de Ancora is Amorosa, which is 10km (6.2miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

There are other beaches in close proximity to Vila Praia de Ancora. The nearest one is Praia de Caminha, which is only 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Vila Praia de Ancora. Another good beach near Vila Praia de Ancora is Praia do Vale dos Homens, which is roughly 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Vila Praia de Ancora?

The sea temperature at Vila Praia de Ancora is relatively cold, reaching up to 18°C (65°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, 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 at Vila Praia de Ancora. Nevertheless, during winter, water temperatures cool down to 12°C (54°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly 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 Praia de Ancora?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vila Praia de Ancora: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Vila Praia de Ancora...

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