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

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

Joaquina is a surf spot in Brazil. The water temperature around Joaquina varies slightly year round. 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 Joaquina 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 Joaquina?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Joaquina is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Joaquina. The nearest one is Praia Mole, which is 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Joaquina. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Praia Mole and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Joaquina is Galheta, which is approximately 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are more gorgeous beaches in close proximity to Joaquina. The closest one is Florianópolis, which is just 6.5km (4.1miles) away from Joaquina. Another fun beach near Joaquina is Beach of Praia Grande, which is roughly 13.9km (8.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Joaquina?

The water temperature at Joaquina 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 top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Joaquina. However, during July, August, and September, water temperatures cool down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Joaquina?

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

Directions to Joaquina: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Joaquina...

Do you know what the the city Ondarroa in Spain, the city Vigia del Fuerte in Colombia, and the city Grujugan in Indonesia have in common with Joaquina? Click on the links to find out...