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Camburi water temperature
Camburi ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.8
Consistency of Surf: 4.2
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.2
Crowds: 2.6

Overall: 3.6

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Camburi Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(São Paulo, Brazil)

Today's Camburi sea temperature is 26.5 °C.

Statistics for 16 Jan (1981–2005) – mean: 25.9 °C, range: 24.6 °C to 27.3 °C

A hot and sunny day, feeling like 31 °C even after we account for wind, and very warm water temperature (26 °C) too at Camburi. Surfers may need a thin summer wetsuit or at least a rash vest to block the UV.

Brazil Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Brazil
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Brazil Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Brazil
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Camburi. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Camburi Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Camburi sea water temperatures peak in the range 24 to 28°C (75 to 82°F) on around the 26th of February and are at their minimum on about the 26th of July, in the range 18 to 21°C (64 to 70°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Camburi climb to their warmest in the fourth week of February. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. The minimum Camburi sea water temperatures in the fourth week of July require something like a 3/2mm fully sealed wetsuit.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Camburi can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Camburi. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.