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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Praia Grande, Cape Verde

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Praia Grande...

Praia Grande is a beach in Cape Verde. The water temperature around Praia Grande changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.6°C (71°F) in April up to 27.8°C (82°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Praia Grande 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 Praia Grande?

The current water temperature in the month of October at Praia Grande is ca:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Praia Grande?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Praia Grande. The next good one is Ponta Preta, which is more than 121.3km (75.3miles) away from Praia Grande. Click here to check out more information on Ponta Preta and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out La gauche de loic, which is approximately 400.8km (248.9miles) away from Praia Grande. Another surfspot is La gauche de loic, located roughly 400.8km (248.9miles) from Praia Grande.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are some beaches near to Praia Grande. The closest one is Praia de S Bartolomeu do Mar, which is 0km (0miles) away from Praia Grande. Another good beach near Praia Grande is Praia do Azibo, which is roughly 0km (0miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Praia Grande?

The sea temperature at Praia Grande is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Praia Grande. However, during March, April, and May, water temperatures reach lows of roughly 22°C (71°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Praia Grande?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when water temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Praia Grande: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Praia Grande...

Do you know what the the city Huancano in Peru, the city Saint-Martin-de-Seignanx in France, and the city Signa in Italy have in common with Praia Grande? Click on the links to find out...