Sea water temperature in some cities of Portugal is above 20°C and it is enough for comfortable bathing. The warmest sea temperature in Portugal today is 24°C (in Santa Maria Island), and the coldest water temperature is 13.9°C (Esposende).
Is the Ocean warm in Lisbon?
The sea in Lisbon is definitely cool to swim in, or a little cold, even in summer: the water temperature reaches 18 °C (64 °F) in June, 19 °C (66 °F) in July, and 20 °C (68 °F) in August and September. Here are the average sea temperatures.
Is the water warm in Faro?
Current sea temperature in Faro
The average water temperature in Faro in winter reaches 16°C, in spring 17°C, in summer the average temperature rises to 20°C, and in autumn it is 20°C.
Are there sharks in Portugal?
Portugal is ranked third among EU Member States for catches of sharks (consisting of mainly blue sharks followed by rays, makos, and deepwater species). Oceanic sharks are increasingly targeted by Portuguese fishermen and reportedly make up more than 80% of the catch from the Portugal’s surface longline fleet.
What is the water temperature in Albufeira?
Today’s Albufeira sea temperature is 66 °F.
Can you swim in Nazare Portugal?
Swimming is possible in Nazaré, but look for a more protected spot (in the direction of the cliffs) and keep an eye on the warning flags – the waves by the beach looked quite big even in spring.
Is Portugal colder than Spain?
The climate of Portugal
Although Portugal is situated on the Iberian peninsula just like Spain, it has a different climate. In general, it is slightly colder in Portugal than in Spain because of the cooler water of the Atlantic Ocean.