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

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

Barranquito is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Barranquito changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.2°C (61.1°F) in August up to 21.5°C (70.7°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Barranquito 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 Barranquito?

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

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Barranquito. The closest one is Ala Moana, which is 1km (0.6miles) away from Barranquito. Click here for more information on Ala Moana and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Barranquito is Triangulo, which is 1km (0.7miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Barranquito?

There are a few nice beaches in proximity to Barranquito. The nearest one is Barranco, which is 0.7km (0.4miles) away from Barranquito. Another nice beach near Barranquito is La Punta, which is approximately 10.5km (6.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Barranquito?

The sea temperature at Barranquito is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early winter, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, water temperatures cool down to nearly 16°C (61°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Barranquito?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Barranquito: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Barranquito...

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