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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near praia do rock, Portugal

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about praia do rock...

praia do rock is a surf spot in Portugal. The water temperature around praia do rock varies slightly during 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 praia do rock 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 praia do rock?

The current water temperature in the month of July at praia do rock is ca:
19°C (67°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to praia do rock. The nearest one is Azurara, which is just 1.3km (0.8miles) away from praia do rock. Click here to check out more information on Azurara and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near praia do rock is Mindelo, which is approximately 3.4km (2.1miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are several beaches close to praia do rock. The nearest one is Praia Atlântica, which is just 0.2km (0.1miles) away from praia do rock. Another nice beach near praia do rock is Vila do Conde, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for praia do rock?

The sea temperature at praia do rock 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 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at praia do rock. Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 13°C (55°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near praia do rock?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 14 to 19°C (58-67°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to praia do rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about praia do rock...

Do you know what the the city Los Olivos in the United States, the city Volpedo in the Italy, and the city Sao Joao da Madeira in the Portugal have in common with praia do rock? Click on the links to find out...