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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Vila Real de Santo António, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Vila Real de Santo António...

Vila Real de Santo António is a beach in Portugal. The water temperature around Vila Real de Santo António has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in February up to 21.3°C (70.3°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Vila Real de Santo António 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 Real de Santo António?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Vila Real de Santo António is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Vila Real de Santo António. The nearest one is Vila Real Santo Antonio, which is 1.6km (2.8miles) away from Vila Real de Santo António. Click here for directions and for more information on Vila Real Santo Antonio and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Vila Real de Santo António are Praia de Altura, which is ca 4.6km (2.8miles) away, and Ilha de Tavira, located roughly 12.5km (7.7miles) from Vila Real de Santo António.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are a few beaches in close proximity to Vila Real de Santo António. The closest one is Castro Marim, which is only 2km (1.3miles) away from Vila Real de Santo António. Another beach near Vila Real de Santo António is Praia Verde, which is ca 2.7km (1.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Vila Real de Santo António?

The sea temperature at Vila Real de Santo António is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Vila Real de Santo António. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to nearly 16°C (60°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Vila Real de Santo António?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during January, February, and March. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Vila Real de Santo António: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Vila Real de Santo António...

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