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

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

Vila Real de Santo Antonio is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 11560 people. The water temperature around Vila Real de Santo Antonio changes slightly year round. 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 illustrated 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 Antonio 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 Real de Santo Antonio?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Vila Real de Santo Antonio is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Vila Real de Santo Antonio. The nearest one is Vila Real Santo Antonio, which is only 1.7km (3miles) away from Vila Real de Santo Antonio. 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 Antonio are Praia de Altura, which is approximately 4.8km (3miles) away, and Ilha de Tavira, located approximately 12.7km (7.9miles) from Vila Real de Santo Antonio.

Are there beaches near by?

There are several gorgeous beaches in proximity to Vila Real de Santo Antonio. The closest one is Vila Real de Santo António, which is 0.2km (0.1miles) away from Vila Real de Santo Antonio. Another gorgeous beach near Vila Real de Santo Antonio is Castro Marim, which is ca 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Vila Real de Santo Antonio?

The sea temperature around Vila Real de Santo Antonio 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 several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people 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 Antonio?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°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 Real de Santo Antonio: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Vila Real de Santo Antonio...

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