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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Arauco, Chile

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

Arauco is a coastal city in Chile. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 24659 people. The water temperature around Arauco is almost constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.5°C (50.9°F) in November up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Arauco 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 Arauco?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters near Arauco is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Arauco. The next good one is Santo Domingo, which is more than 267.8km (166.3miles) away from Arauco. Click here for more information on Santo Domingo and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Chepica, which is approximately 278.4km (172.9miles) away from Arauco. Another good surfspot is Chepica, located approximately 278.4km (172.9miles) from Arauco.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located close to Arauco. A good beach nearby is Las Grutas, which is 495.9km (308miles) away from Arauco. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Puerto Madryn, which is approximately 567.7km (352.6miles) away from Arauco.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Arauco?

The average sea temperature around Arauco is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. This is why a 3/4mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Arauco. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are October, November, and December. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, especially in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the diving and fishing near Arauco?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are always cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Arauco: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Arauco...

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