Beach Weather in Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Portugal

BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
17°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
18°
 
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
17°
 
BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Thu 29th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 10° 13° 15° 17° 15° 12°
3% 3% 13% 81% 32% 52% 6% 0%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Fri 1st March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 10° 10° 14° 16° 15° 12°
59% 9% 0% 8% 5% 18% 11% 7%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sat 2nd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 12° 12° 13° 16° 16° 14° 13°
23% 52% 74% 71% 72% 71% 60% 76%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 12° 12° 13° 16° 17° 15° 12°
83% 76% 66% 77% 72% 80% 34% 4%
0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 11° 14° 17° 17° 16° 14°
100% 33% 26% 78% 14% 71% 53% 29%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 12° 11° 13° 16° 17° 16° 13°
32% 58% 71% 33% 18% 7% 4% 16%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Wed 6th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 13° 14° 16° 17° 16° 15°
50% 88% 41% 9% 9% 70% 41% 11%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Thu 29th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16
kmh
17
kmh
20
kmh
29
kmh
31
kmh
33
kmh
35
kmh
32
kmh
0.8m
0.8m
0.8m
0.9m
0.9m
0.9m
1.0m
1.0m
9.1s 9.0s 6.8s 6.4s 14.6s 14.6s 13.6s 13.3s
Fri 1st March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
30
kmh
31
kmh
30
kmh
27
kmh
23
kmh
29
kmh
31
kmh
19
kmh
1.2m
1.3m
1.5m
0.8m
0.6m
0.7m
0.7m
0.5m
8.5s 9.0s 9.0s 12.4s 12.4s 12.6s 12.9s 12.8s
Sat 2nd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15
kmh
14
kmh
13
kmh
15
kmh
29
kmh
33
kmh
32
kmh
31
kmh
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
0.2m
0.5m
0.9m
0.6m
0.5m
12.6s 15.5s 15.7s 15.7s 15.7s 15.6s 15.5s 15.1s
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
33
kmh
33
kmh
23
kmh
20
kmh
19
kmh
23
kmh
18
kmh
12
kmh
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.2m
0.7m
0.6m
0.4m
14.7s 14.4s 14.1s 13.5s 13.1s 12.9s 12.5s 12.2s
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13
kmh
11
kmh
15
kmh
16
kmh
15
kmh
21
kmh
26
kmh
25
kmh
0.4m
0.4m
0.4m
0.6m
1.3m
0.6m
0.6m
0.5m
12.0s 11.9s 11.8s 11.3s 6.9s 10.7s 9.3s 10.7s
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
20
kmh
18
kmh
18
kmh
16
kmh
8
kmh
10
kmh
11
kmh
13
kmh
0.5m
0.5m
0.4m
0.4m
0.1m
0.4m
0.1m
0.2m
11.8s 11.8s 11.7s 11.8s 12.3s 12.9s 12.8s 12.6s
Wed 6th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
9
kmh
9
kmh
11
kmh
15
kmh
20
kmh
20
kmh
9
kmh
9
kmh
0.1m
0.3m
0.6m
1.1m
1.2m
1.7m
1.5m
0.5m
12.3s 12.3s 12.3s 12.2s 12.0s 11.9s 11.9s 7.9s
Thu 29th February
4:48 AM 11:01 AM 5:03 PM 11:15 PM
3.10 1.20 2.90 1.20
Fri 1st March
5:17 AM 11:35 AM 5:34 PM 11:54 PM
2.90 1.30 2.80 1.40
Sat 2nd March
5:52 AM 12:16 PM 6:13 PM
2.70 1.50 2.60
Sun 3rd March
12:44 AM 6:39 AM 1:11 PM 7:09 PM
1.60 2.50 1.70 2.50
Mon 4th March
1:55 AM 7:52 AM 2:33 PM 8:37 PM
1.70 2.40 1.80 2.40
Tue 5th March
3:33 AM 9:42 AM 4:08 PM 10:22 PM
1.80 2.40 1.80 2.60
Wed 6th March
4:59 AM 11:15 AM 5:24 PM 11:38 PM
1.60 2.60 1.60 2.90
Thu 29th February
17°
0.0mm
28kmh NNW
23%
Fri 1st March
16°
0.0mm
24kmh N
14%
Sat 2nd March
16°
0.1mm
27kmh WNW
62%
Sun 3rd March
17°
0.2mm
4kmh NNW
61%
Mon 4th March
17°
0.1mm
18kmh W
50%
Tue 5th March
17°
0.0mm
8kmh SE
29%
Wed 6th March
17°
0.0mm
25kmh ESE
39%
Thu 7th March
18°
0.2mm
21kmh S
47%
Fri 8th March
16°
1.0mm
11kmh NW
49%
Sat 9th March
16°
0.0mm
13kmh ESE
5%
Sun 10th March
14°
0.6mm
30kmh SSE
80%
Mon 11th March
15°
4.5mm
32kmh WSW
77%
Tue 12th March
17°
0.2mm
18kmh WNW
51%
Wed 13th March
17°
0.5mm
10kmh SE
48%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 16° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 15° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There will be 9 days of very light rain with an average of 0.8mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 45%.

If you are sailing, windsurfing, fishing, surfing etc. in Praia da Rocha don't forget to check the tide and wind and wave conditions

Taking a Holiday at Praia da Rocha, Portimao, Faro District, Algarve, Portugal

Praia da Rocha, located in Portimão, Faro District, Algarve, Portugal, is a stunning beach destination that offers breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean along with a myriad of activities to enjoy. With its golden sand and turquoise waters, Praia da Rocha is an ideal location for a memorable beach holiday.

Beach Type

Praia da Rocha boasts golden yellow sand that stretches along the coastline, offering plenty of space for sunbathing and relaxation. The beach is surrounded by impressive cliffs and rock formations which create a dramatic backdrop for your holiday. The presence of rocks also makes this beach an excellent spot for snorkeling and diving as they provide a habitat for various marine species.

Beach Activities

There are several activities you can engage in while at Praia da Rocha:

  1. Swimming and sunbathing: The calm waters of Praia da Rocha make it perfect for swimming and enjoying the warm sunshine on the sand.
  2. Snorkeling and diving: As mentioned earlier, the rocky areas around the beach provide an interesting underwater landscape that attracts various fish species making it perfect for snorkeling and diving.
  3. Water sports: The beach offers various water sports such as jet skiing, paddle boarding, and banana boat rides.
  4. Boat tours: Explore nearby caves and hidden beaches by taking a boat tour along the coastline.
  5. Fishing: Try your hand at fishing from the rocks or join a fishing excursion to catch some local fish species.

Accommodations

There are numerous accommodations available near Praia da Rocha including hotels, resorts, and vacation rentals. Some popular options include:

  1. Tivoli Marina Portimão
  2. Hotel Algarve Casino
  3. Jupiter Algarve Hotel
  4. Pestana Blue Alvor All Inclusive & Beach Resort

Areas to Stay In

When considering where to stay during your visit to Praia da Rocha, there are a few areas to consider:

  1. Praia da Rocha area: Staying directly in the Praia da Rocha area puts you closest to the beach and its surrounding restaurants, shops, and nightlife.
  2. Portimão city center: For a more urban experience, consider staying in the city center of Portimão which is just a short distance from the beach and offers a wide variety of accommodations and dining options.
  3. Alvor: For a quieter and more tranquil experience, consider staying in the nearby village of Alvor which boasts beautiful beaches and charming streets filled with shops and restaurants.

Beach Amenities

Praia da Rocha offers various amenities that cater to the needs of visitors including:

  1. Lifeguards on duty during peak season
  2. Sun loungers and umbrellas available for rent
  3. Shower facilities
  4. Restrooms
  5. Beach bars and restaurants nearby

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