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

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

Pantanal is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 4700 people. The water temperature around Pantanal 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 Pantanal 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 Pantanal?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Pantanal is about:
26°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Pantanal?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Pantanal. The closest one is Joaquina, which is 4.4km (3.2miles) away from Pantanal. Click here for more information on Joaquina and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Pantanal are Praia Mole, which is roughly 5.2km (3.2miles) away, and Riozinho, located approximately 5.7km (3.5miles) from Pantanal.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some beautiful beaches in close proximity to Pantanal. The nearest one is Florianópolis, which is 2.2km (1.4miles) away from Pantanal. Another good beach near Pantanal is Beach of Praia Grande, which is 13.7km (8.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Pantanal?

The sea temperature around Pantanal 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 sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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 recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Pantanal?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during winter when water temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (71-80°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Pantanal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pantanal...

Do you know what the the city Piccarello in Italy, the city Bugaba in Panama, and the city Palo Negro in Venezuela have in common with Pantanal? Click on the links to find out...