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Graciosa - Lagou water temperature
Graciosa - Lagou ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.0

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Graciosa – Lagou Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(The Azores, Portugal)

Today's Graciosa - Lagou sea temperature is 22.2 °C.

Statistics for 18 Jul (1981–2005) – mean: 22.2 °C, range: 20.7 °C to 23.4 °C

Warm in and out of the water temperature at Graciosa - Lagou today, but forecast to be overcast. With sea temperatures of 22 °C and a wind chill of 21 °C, most surfers will choose a shorty or a summer suit or just board shorts.

Portugal Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Portugal
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Portugal Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Portugal
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Graciosa - Lagou. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Graciosa - Lagou Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Graciosa - Lagou water temperatures peak in the range 22 to 24°C (72 to 75°F) on around the 9th of August and are at their coldest on about the 21st of February, in the range 14 to 17°C (57 to 63°F). Graciosa - Lagou water temperatures are always warm reach their highest in early to mid August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The coldest seasonal water temperatures at Graciosa - Lagou in mid to late February lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Graciosa - Lagou can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Graciosa - Lagou. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.