Beach Weather in Praia do Guincho, Cascais, Portugal

BEACH WEATHER MONTHLY AVERAGES
Best
Best
Best
Best
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Tan
Sea
17°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
16°
 
Sea
17°
 
Sea
19°
 
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
22°
Swim
Sea
21°
Swim
Sea
20°
Swim
Sea
19°
Swim
Sea
17°
 
BEACH WEATHER FORECAST
Wed 28th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13° 13° 13° 15° 15° 14° 14°
4% 9% 11% 22% 43% 30% 47% 72%
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
14° 14° 14° 14° 15° 14° 13° 12°
86% 99% 89% 86% 86% 4% 21% 13%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 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
12° 12° 12° 13° 14° 15° 14° 13°
25% 55% 87% 76% 74% 54% 56% 88%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.2mm
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
13° 13° 13° 14° 14° 14° 14° 14°
61% 67% 74% 66% 86% 86% 67% 63%
0.1mm 0.3mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.3mm 0.2mm 0.1mm
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
14° 14° 14° 14° 15° 16° 15° 14°
73% 82% 89% 73% 53% 88% 44% 51%
0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
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
14° 14° 14° 14° 15° 14° 13° 12°
63% 100% 85% 58% 41% 13% 36% 37%
0.2mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
11° 11° 10° 12° 13° 14° 13° 12°
19% 38% 8% 7% 9% 3% 65% 87%
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 28th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
36
kmh
39
kmh
37
kmh
34
kmh
37
kmh
37
kmh
34
kmh
32
kmh
1.7m
1.7m
1.8m
1.6m
1.7m
1.7m
1.5m
1.4m
11.2s 11.0s 10.8s 10.5s 10.1s 10.1s 9.9s 18.8s
Thu 29th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
27
kmh
24
kmh
30
kmh
28
kmh
36
kmh
42
kmh
35
kmh
31
kmh
1.2m
1.2m
1.5m
1.3m
1.4m
1.9m
1.8m
1.8m
17.7s 16.9s 16.1s 15.8s 15.5s 15.4s 14.5s 14.3s
Fri 1st March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
30
kmh
28
kmh
24
kmh
22
kmh
26
kmh
27
kmh
26
kmh
27
kmh
1.1m
1.1m
0.9m
0.7m
0.6m
0.9m
0.9m
0.9m
12.7s 11.7s 12.1s 12.7s 13.3s 13.2s 13.3s 14.1s
Sat 2nd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
26
kmh
28
kmh
34
kmh
32
kmh
37
kmh
37
kmh
37
kmh
38
kmh
0.7m
0.8m
1.0m
1.2m
1.2m
1.4m
1.7m
1.1m
15.5s 15.8s 15.5s 15.4s 15.1s 14.5s 14.1s 14.0s
Sun 3rd March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
34
kmh
29
kmh
23
kmh
22
kmh
22
kmh
20
kmh
18
kmh
19
kmh
1.1m
0.9m
0.5m
0.7m
0.7m
0.6m
0.8m
0.7m
13.5s 13.2s 13.0s 12.8s 12.4s 12.1s 11.9s 11.7s
Mon 4th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
22
kmh
20
kmh
26
kmh
25
kmh
25
kmh
20
kmh
21
kmh
14
kmh
0.9m
0.9m
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.5m
0.4m
0.4m
11.3s 10.6s 10.7s 10.6s 10.7s 11.3s 11.3s 11.4s
Tue 5th March
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
10
kmh
6
kmh
4
kmh
4
kmh
4
kmh
10
kmh
10
kmh
6
kmh
0.2m
0.3m
0.3m
0.3m
0.1m
0.3m
0.7m
0.5m
14.1s 13.4s 13.2s 13.1s 12.9s 12.7s 12.5s 12.3s
Wed 28th February
4:40 AM 10:44 AM 4:55 PM 10:55 PM
3.30 1.10 3.10 1.20
Thu 29th February
5:08 AM 11:16 AM 5:23 PM 11:30 PM
3.20 1.20 3.00 1.30
Fri 1st March
5:37 AM 11:50 AM 5:54 PM
3.00 1.40 2.90
Sat 2nd March
12:09 AM 6:12 AM 12:31 PM 6:33 PM
1.50 2.80 1.60 2.80
Sun 3rd March
12:59 AM 6:59 AM 1:26 PM 7:29 PM
1.60 2.60 1.70 2.60
Mon 4th March
2:10 AM 8:12 AM 2:48 PM 8:57 PM
1.80 2.50 1.90 2.60
Tue 5th March
3:48 AM 10:02 AM 4:23 PM 10:42 PM
1.80 2.50 1.80 2.70
Wed 28th February
15°
0.0mm
39kmh N
29%
Thu 29th February
15°
0.2mm
36kmh NNW
60%
Fri 1st March
15°
0.2mm
26kmh NW
64%
Sat 2nd March
14°
1.2mm
39kmh WNW
71%
Sun 3rd March
16°
0.4mm
22kmh WNW
69%
Mon 4th March
15°
0.3mm
26kmh NNW
54%
Tue 5th March
14°
0.0mm
4kmh W
29%
Wed 6th March
15°
0.0mm
15kmh SSE
63%
Thu 7th March
16°
2.5mm
33kmh S
57%
Fri 8th March
15°
0.6mm
22kmh SW
75%
Sat 9th March
15°
3.2mm
48kmh SSE
78%
Sun 10th March
13°
7.8mm
26kmh S
71%
Mon 11th March
14°
2.7mm
53kmh W
84%
Tue 12th March
15°
0.1mm
25kmh NNW
37%

In the next 14 days average maximum daily temperatures will be 15° which is a little too chilly for sunbathing. The average water temperature will be 16° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There will be 11 days of very light rain with an average of 1.7mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 60%.

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

Taking a Holiday at Praia do Guincho, Cascais, Portugal

Taking a holiday at Praia do Guincho, Cascais, Portugal, is an excellent choice for beach lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. This stunning beach is located near the picturesque town of Cascais and is known for its gorgeous views, fantastic surfing conditions, and proximity to the Sintra Mountains. With its breathtaking scenery and numerous activities to enjoy, a trip to Praia do Guincho will surely be an unforgettable experience.

Beach Type

Praia do Guincho features coarse golden sand and is surrounded by beautiful cliffs and dunes. The Atlantic Ocean creates an impressive backdrop with its powerful waves crashing against the shore. While the beach may not have powdery white sand or a coral reef for snorkeling, it does offer unique opportunities for those interested in water sports and exploring the rocky coastline.

Beach Activities

There are several beach activities you can enjoy at Praia do Guincho:

  1. Surfing: The beach is known for its consistent waves and strong winds, making it a popular destination for surfers of all skill levels.
  2. Kitesurfing: Due to the windy conditions, kitesurfing has become increasingly popular at this beach. There are several kitesurfing schools in the area that offer lessons and equipment rentals.
  3. Windsurfing: Similar to kitesurfing, windsurfers flock to Praia do Guincho to take advantage of the excellent wind conditions.
  4. Hiking: The surrounding cliffs and dunes provide ample opportunities for hiking with stunning views of the coastline.
  5. Sunbathing: While the water might be too cold for swimming without a wetsuit, you can still enjoy sunbathing on the golden sand.

Accommodations

While there are no resorts directly on Praia do Guincho itself, there are several hotels nearby that offer easy access to the beach:

  1. Fortaleza do Guincho: This 5-star hotel is located within a historic fortress and offers stunning views of the beach and ocean. It also features a Michelin-starred restaurant.
  2. Hotel Quinta da Marinha Resort: A 4-star resort located just a short drive away from Praia do Guincho, offering various amenities like golf courses, swimming pools, and tennis courts.

Areas to Stay In

When visiting Praia do Guincho, it's best to stay in the nearby town of Cascais or the neighboring village of Malveira da Serra. Both locations offer a range of accommodations and easy access to the beach, as well as numerous restaurants, shops, and other attractions.

  1. Cascais: This charming coastal town is just a few kilometers away from Praia do Guincho and offers plenty of accommodations, ranging from luxury hotels to budget-friendly hostels.
  2. Malveira da Serra: Located on the Sintra Mountains' slopes, this small village provides a more tranquil setting with easy access to Praia do Guincho and other nearby beaches.

Beach Amenities

Praia do Guincho offers several amenities for visitors to enjoy:

  1. Lifeguards on duty during peak season
  2. Public restrooms
  3. Parking facilities
  4. Beachside restaurants and bars
  5. Surfboard/kitesurfing equipment rentals

With its stunning landscape and exciting activities, Praia do Guincho in Cascais is an excellent destination for those seeking adventure and relaxation by the sea.

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