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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Barra de Guaratiba, Brazil

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Barra de Guaratiba...

Barra de Guaratiba is a surf spot in Brazil. The water temperature around Barra de Guaratiba varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.2°C (61.2°F) in November up to 26.5°C (79.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Barra de Guaratiba 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 at Barra de Guaratiba?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Barra de Guaratiba is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Barra de Guaratiba. The nearest one is Prainha, which is 4.4km (2.7miles) away from Barra de Guaratiba. Click here for more information on Prainha and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Barra de Guaratiba is Praia da Macumba, which is ca 6.4km (4miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in proximity to Barra de Guaratiba. The nearest one is Barra da Tijuca, which is only 13.7km (8.5miles) away from Barra de Guaratiba. Another fun beach near Barra de Guaratiba is São Conrado, which is ca 19.6km (12.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Barra de Guaratiba?

The water temperature at Barra de Guaratiba is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (80°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Barra de Guaratiba. Nevertheless, during October, November, and December, sea temperatures cool down to 16°C (61°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Barra de Guaratiba?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during October, November, and December. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures reach 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Barra de Guaratiba: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Barra de Guaratiba...

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