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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sao Domingos, Cape Verde

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sao Domingos...

Sao Domingos is a coastal city in Cape Verde. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 1850 people. The water temperature around Sao Domingos varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 21.6°C (71°F) in April up to 27.8°C (82°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sao Domingos is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Sao Domingos?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Sao Domingos is about:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Sao Domingos?

Not many surf spots are located close to Sao Domingos. A spot, which is not too far away, is Ponta Preta, which is 117.4km (72.9miles) away from Sao Domingos. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Ponta Preta and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out La gauche de loic, which is 403.8km (250.8miles) away from Sao Domingos. Another surfspot is La gauche de loic, located approximately 403.8km (250.8miles) from Sao Domingos.

Are there beaches close to Sao Domingos?

There are several other nice beaches in proximity to Sao Domingos. The nearest one is Praia Grande, which is just 5.9km (3.6miles) away from Sao Domingos. Another nice beach near Sao Domingos is Praia de S Bartolomeu do Mar, which is ca 5.9km (3.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Sao Domingos?

The sea temperature around Sao Domingos is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during March, April, and May, temperatures come down to approximately 22°C (71°F). During these months, 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 chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sao Domingos?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during March, April, and May. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Sao Domingos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sao Domingos...

Do you know what the the city La Habra in the United States, the city Mertola in the Portugal, and the city Cumberland in the Canada have in common with Sao Domingos? Click on the links to find out...