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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Barra do Pirai, Brazil

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Barra do Pirai...

Barra do Pirai is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 87668 people. The water temperature around Barra do Pirai has a large variability throughout 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Barra do Pirai 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 Barra do Pirai?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Barra do Pirai is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Barra do Pirai. A spot that might be worth checking out is Barra de Guaratiba, which is roughly 44.2km (27.6miles) away from Barra do Pirai. Click here for more information on Barra de Guaratiba and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Barra do Pirai are Prainha, which is approximately 44.4km (27.6miles) away, and Praia da Macumba, located approximately 44.8km (27.8miles) from Barra do Pirai.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Barra do Pirai. The next good one is Barra da Tijuca, which is only 46.9km (29.1miles) away from Barra do Pirai. Another beautiful beach near Barra do Pirai is Praia da Feiticeira, ca 50.2km (31.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Barra do Pirai?

The sea temperature around Barra do Pirai 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 wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Barra do Pirai. Nevertheless, during October, November, and December, water temperatures cool down to nearly 16°C (61°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Barra do Pirai?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during October, November, and December. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during January, February, and March when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Barra do Pirai: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Barra do Pirai...

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