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

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

Florianópolis is a beach in Brazil. The water temperature around Florianópolis changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.7°C (62.1°F) in August up to 26.4°C (79.5°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Florianópolis 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 Florianópolis?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Florianópolis is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near Florianópolis?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Florianópolis. The closest one is Joaquina, which is just 6.5km (4.4miles) away from Florianópolis. Click here for directions and for more information on Joaquina and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Florianópolis are Praia Mole, which is 7.1km (4.4miles) away, and Riozinho, located approximately 7.5km (4.7miles) from Florianópolis.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are several other beautiful beaches near to Florianópolis. The closest one is Beach of Praia Grande, which is 14.4km (8.9miles) away from Florianópolis. Another beautiful beach near Florianópolis is Ilha Comprida, which is 207.2km (128.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Florianópolis?

The water temperature at Florianópolis is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (80°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or light wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures come down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Florianópolis?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (71-80°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Florianópolis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Florianópolis...

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