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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rio Bonito, Brazil

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rio Bonito...

Rio Bonito is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 35997 people. The water temperature around Rio Bonito varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 18.3°C (64.9°F) in February up to 25.9°C (78.6°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Rio Bonito 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 Rio Bonito?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Rio Bonito is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Rio Bonito. The nearest one is Saquarema-Praia da Vila, which is 17.3km (11.2miles) away from Rio Bonito. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Saquarema-Praia da Vila and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Rio Bonito are Itauna, which is ca 18km (11.2miles) away, and Itacoatiara, located ca 32.6km (20.2miles) from Rio Bonito.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Rio Bonito. One beach, which is not too far away, is Itaipu, which is only 31.7km (19.7miles) away from Rio Bonito. Another fun beach near Rio Bonito is Camboinhas, roughly 33.3km (20.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Rio Bonito?

The water temperature around Rio Bonito is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Rio Bonito. However, during late winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 18°C (65°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, 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 better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Rio Bonito?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Rio Bonito: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rio Bonito...

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