Ponta do Sol Sea Temperature

(Today) 2024

19.1°C / 66.3°F

The water will feel tepid. Swimming will be tolerable without a wetsuit, although it will take a little getting used to. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a 3/2mm wetsuit will be ideal.

Current weather

14°C / 58°F
(broken clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
4 mph
Humidity
73%

The measurements for the water temperature in Ponta do Sol, Madeira 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 Ponta do Sol water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Ponta do Sol average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Ponta do Sol
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 17.5 16.8 16.6 17.3 17.9 18.8 20.5 21.6 23 22 19.9 18.7
Max °C 19.7 19.2 19 19.1 20.3 22.3 23.2 24.9 24.7 24.3 23.1 20.9
Min °F 64.4 63.2 62.8 63.9 65.2 67.2 69.9 72.2 74 72.5 69.1 66.5
Max °F 66.6 65.6 65.2 65.7 67.6 70.7 72.6 75.5 75.7 74.8 72.3 68.7

The warmest water temperature is in September with an average around 74.8°F / 23.8°C. The coldest month is March with an average water temperature of 64°F / 17.8°C.


7 day tide forecast for Ponta do Sol

FriSatSunMonTueWedThu
  • High 12:01am
    (2m)
  • Low 6:27am
    (0.74m)
  • High 12:35pm
    (1.93m)
  • Low 6:34pm
    (0.8m)
  • High 12:41am
    (2.11m)
  • Low 7:00am
    (0.64m)
  • High 1:07pm
    (2.05m)
  • Low 7:07pm
    (0.69m)
  • High 1:16am
    (2.2m)
  • Low 7:29am
    (0.56m)
  • High 1:37pm
    (2.15m)
  • Low 7:38pm
    (0.59m)
  • High 1:47am
    (2.26m)
  • Low 7:57am
    (0.5m)
  • High 2:06pm
    (2.23m)
  • Low 8:08pm
    (0.53m)
  • High 2:17am
    (2.3m)
  • Low 8:24am
    (0.47m)
  • High 2:35pm
    (2.28m)
  • Low 8:37pm
    (0.49m)
  • High 2:48am
    (2.3m)
  • Low 8:52am
    (0.46m)
  • High 3:04pm
    (2.3m)
  • Low 9:07pm
    (0.49m)
  • High 3:18am
    (2.27m)
  • Low 9:20am
    (0.49m)
  • High 3:34pm
    (2.29m)
  • Low 9:39pm
    (0.51m)
7 day tide times for Ponta do Sol

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