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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 surf spot in Brazil. The water temperature around Santos varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20°C (68°F) in June up to 28.7°C (83.7°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table 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 ca:
21°C (70°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Santos?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Santos. The closest one is Tombo, which is only 5.6km (3.5miles) away from Santos. Click here to check out more information on Tombo and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Santos is Pitangueiras Beach, which is roughly 5.8km (3.6miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near Santos?

There are some other nice beaches close to Santos. The nearest one is Santos, which is just 1.2km (0.7miles) away from Santos. Another nice beach near Santos is Guarujá, which is approximately 5.9km (3.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit 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 usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Santos. However, during May, June, and Jul, sea temperatures come down to approximately 20°C (68°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Santos?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Santos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santos...

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