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 21st February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 14° 15° 17° 17° 15° 15°
0% 0% 14% 6% 7% 21% 27% 36%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Thu 22nd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 14° 15° 16° 17° 16° 14° 13°
11% 100% 54% 61% 56% 100% 97% 79%
0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Fri 23rd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13° 13° 13° 14° 13° 13° 13°
94% 88% 71% 75% 73% 86% 57% 61%
0.0mm 0.2mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.2mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sat 24th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
13° 13° 13° 14° 15° 15° 15° 15°
76% 68% 65% 78% 77% 68% 70% 68%
0.1mm 0.3mm 0.3mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Sun 25th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 15° 15° 16° 16° 16° 15°
56% 74% 64% 61% 53% 100% 73% 81%
0.2mm 0.2mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.2mm 0.9mm 0.2mm
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
14°
Mon 26th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
15° 15° 13° 11° 13° 13° 13° 12°
58% 88% 100% 100% 76% 24% 5% 89%
0.2mm 0.3mm 4.8mm 0.4mm 0.1mm 0.0mm 0.0mm 0.1mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Tue 27th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12° 12° 12° 12° 13° 13° 12° 12°
87% 75% 82% 58% 68% 76% 53% 67%
0.0mm 0.1mm 0.1mm 0.4mm 0.2mm 0.2mm 0.1mm 0.1mm
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
16°
Wed 21st February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
6
kmh
7
kmh
4
kmh
5
kmh
8
kmh
12
kmh
11
kmh
13
kmh
0.3m
0.2m
0.1m
0.1m
0.1m
0.3m
0.3m
0.4m
14.1s 13.7s 13.6s 15.7s 17.6s 17.0s 16.1s 15.6s
Thu 22nd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
12
kmh
14
kmh
18
kmh
24
kmh
28
kmh
31
kmh
36
kmh
39
kmh
0.3m
0.4m
0.7m
0.9m
1.0m
1.2m
1.2m
1.3m
14.9s 14.7s 14.5s 14.2s 13.6s 16.2s 13.2s 16.1s
Fri 23rd February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
40
kmh
38
kmh
34
kmh
36
kmh
38
kmh
36
kmh
37
kmh
1.3m
1.3m
1.4m
1.3m
1.3m
1.4m
1.6m
1.6m
16.1s 15.8s 15.1s 14.8s 15.6s 14.7s 14.7s 14.7s
Sat 24th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
40
kmh
41
kmh
39
kmh
39
kmh
37
kmh
33
kmh
32
kmh
34
kmh
1.6m
1.8m
1.8m
1.6m
1.3m
1.2m
0.7m
0.5m
15.9s 15.9s 15.9s 16.1s 16.7s 16.9s 17.2s 17.3s
Sun 25th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
35
kmh
34
kmh
33
kmh
33
kmh
36
kmh
38
kmh
36
kmh
27
kmh
0.5m
0.7m
0.8m
1.1m
1.2m
1.3m
1.2m
1.4m
17.2s 16.8s 16.1s 15.8s 15.5s 14.7s 14.2s 13.7s
Mon 26th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
16
kmh
24
kmh
39
kmh
26
kmh
36
kmh
41
kmh
43
kmh
39
kmh
1.8m
1.7m
1.6m
1.4m
1.3m
1.3m
1.4m
1.5m
13.0s 12.1s 12.3s 12.5s 12.7s 13.0s 13.2s 13.9s
Tue 27th February
12 AM 3 AM 6 AM 9 AM 12 PM 3 PM 6 PM 9 PM
41
kmh
39
kmh
42
kmh
45
kmh
44
kmh
43
kmh
42
kmh
39
kmh
1.2m
1.3m
1.2m
1.1m
1.0m
1.0m
1.1m
1.5m
14.7s 14.8s 14.6s 14.4s 14.3s 14.1s 13.4s 12.7s
Wed 21st February
12:47 AM 7:13 AM 1:18 PM 7:17 PM
3.00 1.50 2.90 1.60
Thu 22nd February
1:31 AM 7:50 AM 1:56 PM 7:53 PM
3.20 1.40 3.00 1.40
Fri 23rd February
2:08 AM 8:21 AM 2:30 PM 8:24 PM
3.30 1.20 3.20 1.30
Sat 24th February
2:42 AM 8:49 AM 3:01 PM 8:53 PM
3.40 1.10 3.30 1.10
Sun 25th February
3:13 AM 9:17 AM 3:31 PM 9:23 PM
3.50 1.00 3.30 1.10
Mon 26th February
3:43 AM 9:46 AM 4:00 PM 9:53 PM
3.50 1.00 3.30 1.00
Tue 27th February
4:12 AM 10:14 AM 4:28 PM 10:23 PM
3.40 1.00 3.20 1.10
Wed 21st February
17°
0.0mm
8kmh NW
13%
Thu 22nd February
17°
0.4mm
29kmh WSW
69%
Fri 23rd February
14°
1.0mm
37kmh NW
75%
Sat 24th February
15°
0.9mm
38kmh NW
71%
Sun 25th February
16°
2.0mm
37kmh WSW
70%
Mon 26th February
13°
5.9mm
38kmh N
67%
Tue 27th February
13°
1.2mm
46kmh NNW
70%
Wed 28th February
15°
2.7mm
40kmh W
88%
Thu 29th February
15°
0.6mm
28kmh WNW
64%
Fri 1st March
15°
4.0mm
27kmh SW
87%
Sat 2nd March
15°
6.6mm
37kmh SW
84%
Sun 3rd March
14°
4.1mm
35kmh SSW
76%
Mon 4th March
15°
5.3mm
36kmh SSW
69%
Tue 5th March
15°
4.3mm
22kmh E
78%

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 15° which is cold for swimming, a full wet suit is required to spend any length of time in the sea. There will be 13 days of light rain with an average of 3.0mm rain on those days. Average cloud cover will be 70%.

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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