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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Viseu, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Viseu...

Viseu is a coastal city in Portugal. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 26364 people. The water temperature around Viseu varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 12.9°C (55.3°F) in January up to 18.4°C (65°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Viseu 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 Viseu?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Viseu is approximately:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Viseu. The closest decent spot is Furadouro, which is just 42.8km (26.8miles) away from Viseu. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Furadouro and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Viseu are Maceda, which is approximately 43.2km (26.8miles) away, and Esmoriz, located ca 44.1km (27.4miles) from Viseu.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Viseu. A good beach nearby is Praia de Vale Figueira, which is just 31km (19.3miles) away from Viseu. Another good beach near Viseu is Praia do Castelo, which is approximately 32.4km (20.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Viseu?

The water temperature around Viseu 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 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 around Viseu. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to approximately 13°C (55°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Viseu?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during December, January, and February. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when temperatures range from 13 to 18°C (56-65°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Viseu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Viseu...

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