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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Swimming Area of Santa Cruz, Azores

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Swimming Area of Santa Cruz...

Swimming Area of Santa Cruz is a beach in Azores. The water temperature around Swimming Area of Santa Cruz has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.9°C (58.8°F) in March up to 23.5°C (74.3°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Swimming Area of Santa Cruz 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 at Swimming Area of Santa Cruz?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Swimming Area of Santa Cruz is approximately:
21°C (69°F)

Are there surf spots close to Swimming Area of Santa Cruz?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Swimming Area of Santa Cruz. The closest one is Baixa da Vila Nova, which is only 2.3km (1.8miles) away from Swimming Area of Santa Cruz. Click here to check out more information on Baixa da Vila Nova and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Swimming Area of Santa Cruz are Praia do Norte, which is 3km (1.8miles) away, and Baia das Quatro Ribeiras, located ca 3.5km (2.2miles) from Swimming Area of Santa Cruz.

Are there any other beaches near Swimming Area of Santa Cruz?

Yes, there are some other nice beaches close to Swimming Area of Santa Cruz. The nearest one is Swimming area of Quatro Ribeiras, which is only 5km (3.1miles) away from Swimming Area of Santa Cruz. Another gorgeous beach near Swimming Area of Santa Cruz is Beach of Porto Martins, which is roughly 6.8km (4.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Swimming Area of Santa Cruz?

The water temperature at Swimming Area of Santa Cruz is warm, reaching up to 24°C (74°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to 15°C (59°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Swimming Area of Santa Cruz?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (59-68°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (65-74°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Swimming Area of Santa Cruz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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