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

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

Santos is a beach in Brazil. The water temperature around Santos varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 20°C (68°F) in June up to 28.7°C (83.7°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Santos 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 Santos?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Santos is about:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Santos. The nearest one is Santos, which is only 1.2km (3miles) away from Santos. Click here to check out more information on Santos and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Santos are Tombo, which is approximately 4.8km (3miles) away, and Pitangueiras Beach, located 4.9km (3miles) from Santos.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are a few gorgeous beaches in proximity to Santos. The nearest one is Guarujá, which is just 4.9km (3.1miles) away from Santos. Another nice beach near Santos is Juquehy, which is ca 40.4km (25.1miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Santos?

The sea temperature at Santos is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Santos. However, during May, June, and Jul, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 20°C (68°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Santos?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during May, June, and Jul. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during winter when sea temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Santos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Santos...

Do you know what the the city Capanema in Brazil, the geo Heceta Escarpment , and Julia Shoal have in common with Santos? Click on the links to find out...