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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sao Rafael Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sao Rafael Canyon...

Sao Rafael Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Sao Rafael Canyon changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 14.1°C (57.4°F) in March up to 20.9°C (69.7°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sao Rafael Canyon 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 Rafael Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Sao Rafael Canyon is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Sao Rafael Canyon. A spot, which is not too far away, is praia do rock, which is 162.1km (100.7miles) away from Sao Rafael Canyon. Click here for more information on praia do rock and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Praia da Barra, which is ca 162.4km (100.9miles) away from Sao Rafael Canyon. Another fun surfspot is Praia da Barra, located approximately 162.4km (100.9miles) from Sao Rafael Canyon.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located near to Sao Rafael Canyon. One that might be worth checking out is Praia da Barranha, which is almost 161.5km (100.3miles) away from Sao Rafael Canyon. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Praia da Codicheira, which is approximately 161.5km (100.3miles) away from Sao Rafael Canyon.

What wetsuit is recommended for Sao Rafael Canyon?

The water temperature at Sao Rafael Canyon is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Sao Rafael Canyon. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to roughly 14°C (57°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Sao Rafael Canyon?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sao Rafael Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sao Rafael Canyon...

Do you know what the the city Ozamiz City in the Philippines, the city Dade City North in the United States, and the city Kingscourt in the Ireland have in common with Sao Rafael Canyon? Click on the links to find out...