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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Araruama, Brazil

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Araruama...

Araruama is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 109637 people. The water temperature around Araruama changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.8°C (69.4°F) in September up to 25°C (77°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Araruama is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Araruama?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Araruama is ca:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Araruama. The closest one is Itauna, which is 9.6km (6.6miles) away from Araruama. Click here for more information on Itauna and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Araruama are Saquarema-Praia da Vila, which is approximately 10.6km (6.6miles) away, and Praia Brava-Pontal do Atalaia, located roughly 21.8km (13.6miles) from Araruama.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to Araruama. One beach, which is not too far away, is Cabo Frio, which is 20.2km (12.5miles) away from Araruama. Another beach near Araruama is Búzios, which is ca 30km (18.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Araruama?

The average sea temperature around Araruama is very warm, around 22°C (72°F), with no significant changes during the year. This is why a wetsuit is often times not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Araruama, especially during the day and not windy conditions. Nevertheless, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, especially during March, April, and May. However, it is recommended to carry UV protection, as the sun radiation around Araruama can be very intense year round.

How is the diving and fishing near Araruama?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Araruama are always warm, reaching temperatures between 20 and 25°C (68-77°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Araruama: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Araruama...

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