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

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

Florianopolis is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a fairly mid-size city close to the water with a population of 412724 people. The water temperature around Florianopolis changes slightly during 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (71°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Florianopolis 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 Florianopolis?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Florianopolis is about:
20°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Florianopolis?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Florianopolis. The nearest one is Joaquina, which is only 6.6km (4.4miles) away from Florianopolis. Click here for more information on Joaquina and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Florianopolis are Praia Mole, which is approximately 7.2km (4.4miles) away, and Riozinho, located 7.5km (4.6miles) from Florianopolis.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are some gorgeous beaches in proximity to Florianopolis. The nearest one is Florianópolis, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Florianopolis. Another beach near Florianopolis is Beach of Praia Grande, which is approximately 14.3km (8.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Florianopolis?

The sea temperature around Florianopolis 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 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Florianopolis. Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures reach lows of approximately 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, 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 close to Florianopolis?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during winter when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (71-80°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Florianopolis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Florianopolis...

Do you know what the the city Discovery Bay in the United States, the city Zamudio in the Spain, and the city Ayios Yeoryios in the Greece have in common with Florianopolis? Click on the links to find out...