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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Arraial do Cabo, Brazil

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Arraial do Cabo...

Arraial do Cabo is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 26163 people. The water temperature around Arraial do Cabo varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 20.4°C (68.6°F) in September up to 24.9°C (76.8°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Arraial do Cabo 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 Arraial do Cabo?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Arraial do Cabo is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Arraial do Cabo?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Arraial do Cabo. The closest one is Praia Brava-Pontal do Atalaia, which is only 1.2km (9.3miles) away from Arraial do Cabo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia Brava-Pontal do Atalaia and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Arraial do Cabo are Geriba, which is approximately 14.9km (9.3miles) away, and Itauna, located approximately 28.6km (17.8miles) from Arraial do Cabo.

Are there beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches in proximity to Arraial do Cabo. The closest one is Cabo Frio, which is just 5.5km (3.4miles) away from Arraial do Cabo. Another beach near Arraial do Cabo is Búzios, which is roughly 17km (10.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Arraial do Cabo?

The average sea temperature around Arraial do Cabo is relatively warm, around 23°C (73°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. Hence, only a thin wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Arraial do Cabo. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 2/3mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine without a wetsuit during warm days in the fall, especially in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the diving and fishing close to Arraial do Cabo?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost warm, reaching temperatures between 20 and 25°C (68-77°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Arraial do Cabo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Arraial do Cabo...

Do you know what the the city Buliwao in the Philippines, the city Molella in the Italy, and the city La Selva Beach in the United States have in common with Arraial do Cabo? Click on the links to find out...