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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ponta Preta, Cape Verde

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Ponta Preta...

Ponta Preta is a surf spot in Cape Verde. The water temperature around Ponta Preta changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.7°C (69.3°F) in February up to 25.7°C (78.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ponta Preta is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Ponta Preta?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Ponta Preta is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Ponta Preta. The next good one is La gauche de loic, which is 383.5km (238.2miles) away from Ponta Preta. Click here for more information on La gauche de loic and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try La Baie des Carpes, which is approximately 383.6km (238.2miles) away from Ponta Preta.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Ponta Preta. A good beach nearby is Cabo de Santa Maria, which is 2.1km (1.3miles) away from Ponta Preta. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try Tarrafal, which is roughly 107.2km (66.6miles) away from Ponta Preta.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Ponta Preta?

The average sea temperature at Ponta Preta is very warm, around 24°C (75°F), with only little variations during the year. This is why a wetsuit is most of the time not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Ponta Preta, especially during the day and not windy conditions. That being said, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings 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 January, February, and March. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, especially during July, August, and September. However, keep in mind to carry UVA/UVB protection, as the sun radiation at Ponta Preta can be very strong year round.

How is the diving and fishing near Ponta Preta?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters at Ponta Preta are always very warm, reaching temperatures between 21 and 26°C (69-78°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Ponta Preta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ponta Preta...

Do you know what the the city Janin in the Palestinian Territory, the city Ceriale in the Italy, and the city Uquo in the Nigeria have in common with Ponta Preta? Click on the links to find out...