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

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

Natal is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a relatively big coastal town close to the water with a population of 763043 people. The water temperature around Natal is almost constant year round. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in August up to 28°C (82.4°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Natal 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 Natal?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Natal is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close to Natal?

There are not too many surf spots close to Natal. A spot that might be worth checking out is Ponta negra, which is roughly 6.4km (18.7miles) away from Natal. Click here for directions and for more information on Ponta negra and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Natal are Cacimbinhas, which is roughly 30.2km (18.7miles) away, and Madeiro, located 31km (19.3miles) from Natal.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches near to Natal. The closest one is Natal, which is 1.2km (0.8miles) away from Natal. Another beach near Natal is Ponta Negra Natal, which is approximately 6.8km (4.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Natal?

The average water temperature around Natal is very warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little variations throughout the year. That is why a wetsuit is most of the time not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Natal, especially during the day and not windy conditions. Nevertheless, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, especially during January, February, and March. However, it is recommended to bring sun protection, as the sun radiation around Natal is very intense year round.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Natal?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are always very warm, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (73-82°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Natal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Natal...

Do you know what the the city Borghetto in Italy, the city la Roca dAlbera in France, and San Pablo Seamount have in common with Natal? Click on the links to find out...