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

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

Gavea is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 10000 people. The water temperature around Gavea varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.7°C (63.8°F) in August up to 25.8°C (78.5°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Gavea 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 Gavea?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Gavea is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Gavea?

There are not too many surf spots close to Gavea. The closest decent spot is Atalaia, which is roughly 44.7km (27.8miles) away from Gavea. Click here to check out more information on Atalaia and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Gavea are Navegantes, which is approximately 44.8km (27.8miles) away, and Praia dos Amores, located approximately 45.5km (28.2miles) from Gavea.

Are there nice beaches near Gavea?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Gavea. The closest decent beach is Florianópolis, which is only 68.9km (42.8miles) away from Gavea. Another fun beach near Gavea is Beach of Praia Grande, which is roughly 78.7km (48.9miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Gavea?

The water temperature around Gavea is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Gavea. Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures cool down to approximately 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Gavea?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during December, January, and February when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Gavea: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gavea...

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