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San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira water temperature
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Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.7

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San Jorge – Punta da Caldeira Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(The Azores, Portugal)

Today's San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira sea temperature is 17.1 °C.

Statistics for 20 Apr (1981–2005) – mean: 16.5 °C, range: 15.3 °C to 18.1 °C

The water temperature (17 °C) at San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira is relatively warm. If the sun does come out as forecast, it should feel warm enough to surf in a summer wetsuit. Effective air temperature of 17 °C.

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira. 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.

San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira 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.

San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira sea temperatures peak in the range 22 to 24°C (72 to 75°F) on around the 10th of August and are at their minimum on about the 21st of February, in the range 15 to 17°C (59 to 63°F). San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira sea temperatures are always warm reach their highest in early to mid August. You'll need a 2mm neoprene top or a shorty at dawn/dusk or if it's windy. The minimum seasonal sea temperatures at San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira in mid to late February lend themselves to a 4/3mm wetsuit or a 3/2mm suit and 3mm neoprene boots.

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira 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 San Jorge - Punta da Caldeira. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.