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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Agujas, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Agujas...

Agujas is a surf spot in Costa Rica. The water temperature around Agujas is almost steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.5°C (81.6°F) in December up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Agujas is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Agujas?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Agujas is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Agujas?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Agujas. The closest one is Playa escondida, which is just 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Agujas. Click here to check out more information on Playa escondida and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Agujas is Jaco Beach, which is 8.9km (5.5miles) away.

Are there beaches near Agujas?

Yes, there are some beautiful beaches close to Agujas. The nearest one is Playa Herradura, which is only 4.9km (3.1miles) away from Agujas. Another good beach near Agujas is Jacó, which is roughly 7.5km (4.6miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Agujas?

The average water temperature at Agujas is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Agujas. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Agujas can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Agujas?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters at Agujas are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Agujas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Agujas...

Do you know what the the city Goudargues in France, the city Tuy Hoa in Vietnam, and the city Hermenegildo Galeana in Mexico have in common with Agujas? Click on the links to find out...