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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Aija, Peru

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

Aija is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Aija has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.4°F) in June up to 25.1°C (77.1°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Aija is located in the southern hemisphere.

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

What is the current water temperature near Aija?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Aija is about:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Aija. A spot that might be worth checking out is Playa Grande, which is just 43.3km (35.9miles) away from Aija. Click here to check out more information on Playa Grande and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Aija are Bermejo, which is approximately 57.8km (35.9miles) away, and Centinela, located approximately 88.8km (55.2miles) from Aija.

Are there beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Aija. The closest decent one is Ancón, which is almost 138.4km (86miles) away from Aija. If you have some extra time, you can also try Huanchaco, which is roughly 154.6km (96miles) away from Aija.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Aija?

The sea temperature around Aija is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Aija. Nevertheless, during early summer, water temperatures drop down to roughly 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Aija?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during May, June, and Jul. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during December, January, and February when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Aija: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Aija...

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