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

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

Arma is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Arma varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.7°C (62.1°F) in August up to 21.8°C (71.3°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Arma 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 Arma?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters near Arma is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Arma. A spot, which is not too far away, is Pepinos, which is roughly 57.9km (39.9miles) away from Arma. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pepinos and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Arma are Cerro Azul, which is approximately 64.3km (39.9miles) away, and Asia-Palmas, located ca 76.1km (47.3miles) from Arma.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Arma. The closest decent one is Santa María del Mar, which is more than 96.1km (59.7miles) away from Arma. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Punta Hermosa, 102.2km (63.4miles) away from Arma.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Arma?

The water temperature around Arma is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures come down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Arma?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when water temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Arma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Arma...

Do you know what the the city Olea in the Philippines, the city Jianghai in the China, and the city Columbia in the United States have in common with Arma? Click on the links to find out...