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

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

Prainha is a surf spot in Brazil. The water temperature around Prainha changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.4°F) in August up to 24.9°C (76.7°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (69°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Prainha 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 Prainha?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Prainha is about:
25°C (77°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Prainha. The nearest one is Praia da Macumba, which is 2km (1.2miles) away from Prainha. Click here for directions and for more information on Praia da Macumba and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Prainha is Canto do recreio, which is roughly 2.5km (1.5miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are more beaches in close proximity to Prainha. The closest one is Barra da Tijuca, which is 9.3km (5.8miles) away from Prainha. Another good beach near Prainha is São Conrado, which is ca 15.3km (9.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Prainha?

The sea temperature at Prainha is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Prainha. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures cool down to nearly 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Prainha?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during February, March, and April when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Prainha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Prainha...

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