Santa Maria Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

22.1°C / 71.7°F

The water will feel warm (balmy). Most people will be OK with just bathers / swimming costume at this temperature. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a thin shorty wetsuit will suffice.

Current weather

21°C / 70°F
(few clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
19 mph
Humidity
67%

The measurements for the water temperature in Santa Maria, Sal Municipality are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the sea surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Santa Maria water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Santa Maria average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Santa Maria
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 22.7 21.5 21.7 21.3 21.5 21.4 22 23.8 24.6 26 23.9 23
Max °C 25.5 24.3 23.6 23.5 23.9 24.8 26.5 27 28 28.3 27.8 25.4
Min °F 74 71.8 71.8 71.2 71.7 71.9 73.4 76.1 77.6 79.7 76.5 74.4
Max °F 76.8 74.6 73.7 73.4 74.1 75.3 77.9 79.3 81 82 80.4 76.8

The warmest water temperature is in October with an average around 80.8°F / 27.1°C. The coldest month is April with an average water temperature of 72.3°F / 22.4°C.


7 day tide forecast for Santa Maria

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • Low 2:18am
    (0.47m)
  • High 8:13am
    (1m)
  • Low 2:04pm
    (0.46m)
  • High 8:28pm
    (1.19m)
  • Low 2:50am
    (0.43m)
  • High 8:46am
    (1.04m)
  • Low 2:40pm
    (0.42m)
  • High 9:01pm
    (1.22m)
  • Low 3:22am
    (0.41m)
  • High 9:17am
    (1.06m)
  • Low 3:13pm
    (0.4m)
  • High 9:32pm
    (1.24m)
  • Low 3:52am
    (0.39m)
  • High 9:47am
    (1.08m)
  • Low 3:44pm
    (0.38m)
  • High 10:03pm
    (1.24m)
  • Low 4:22am
    (0.39m)
  • High 10:17am
    (1.09m)
  • Low 4:15pm
    (0.38m)
  • High 10:33pm
    (1.23m)
  • Low 4:51am
    (0.4m)
  • High 10:47am
    (1.08m)
  • Low 4:46pm
    (0.4m)
  • High 11:04pm
    (1.21m)
  • Low 5:22am
    (0.42m)
  • High 11:20am
    (1.07m)
  • Low 5:19pm
    (0.43m)
  • High 11:37pm
    (1.17m)
7 day tide times for Santa Maria

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest accurate location (Porto Grande, Cape Verde Islands) and may differ by up to half an hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.