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

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

Rio Grande is a coastal city in Brazil. It is a relatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 187838 people. The water temperature around Rio Grande has extreme variability year round. The temperature ranges from 12.8°C (55°F) in July up to 25.2°C (77.4°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Rio Grande 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 Grande?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Rio Grande is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Rio Grande?

Not too many surf spots are located close to Rio Grande. A good spot nearby is Sao Jose do Norte, which is 5km (3.1miles) away from Rio Grande. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sao Jose do Norte and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Guarita, which is roughly 233.5km (145miles) away from Rio Grande. Another fun surfspot is Guarita, located 233.5km (145miles) from Rio Grande.

Are there beaches near Rio Grande?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to Rio Grande. A good beach nearby is Praia do Cassino, which is almost 12.4km (7.7miles) away from Rio Grande. If you have some extra time, you can also try La Pedrera, 210.9km (131miles) away from Rio Grande.

What wetsuit is needed for Rio Grande?

The water temperature around Rio Grande is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Rio Grande. However, during summer, sea temperatures come down to 13°C (55°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Rio Grande?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 13 to 18°C (55-64°F) during June, July, and August. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when sea temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Rio Grande: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Rio Grande...

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