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Galinhas Harbour water temperature
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Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.5

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Galinhas Harbour Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Pernambuco, Brazil)

Today's Galinhas Harbour sea temperature is 28.2 °C.

Statistics for 19 Nov (1981–2005) – mean: 27.0 °C, range: 26.3 °C to 27.5 °C

Very warm air temperatures and very warm water(28 °C) too at Galinhas Harbour, warm enough for wearing board shorts and a rash vest in the surf. Cloudy, but feeling very pleasant in and out of the water.

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 Galinhas Harbour. 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.

Galinhas Harbour 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.

Galinhas Harbour sea water temperatures peak in the range 27 to 29°C (81 to 84°F) on around the 18th of March and are at their minimum on about the 14th of August, in the range 25 to 27°C (77 to 81°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Galinhas Harbour mean that a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Galinhas Harbour 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 Galinhas Harbour. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.