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

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

Barrancon is a surf spot in Chile. The water temperature around Barrancon varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.9°C (60.6°F) in October up to 23°C (73.3°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Barrancon 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 at Barrancon?

The current water temperature in the month of June at Barrancon is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Barrancon. A good spot nearby is La Bestia, which is 110km (68.3miles) away from Barrancon. Click here for directions and for more information on La Bestia and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Cavancha, which is 110.4km (68.6miles) away from Barrancon.

Are there beautiful beaches located close to Barrancon?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to Barrancon. One that might be worth checking out is Arica, which is 231.6km (143.9miles) away from Barrancon. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Santa María del Mar, which is approximately 789km (490miles) away from Barrancon.

What wetsuit is needed for Barrancon?

The water temperature at Barrancon is warm, reaching up to 23°C (73°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Barrancon. Nevertheless, during , water temperatures drop down to nearly 16°C (61°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Barrancon?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout 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 (61-70°F) during . Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during spring when temperatures range from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Barrancon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Barrancon...

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