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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Belen, Costa Rica

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

Belen is a coastal city in Costa Rica. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 2715 people. The water temperature around Belen is almost steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78.2°F) in February up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Belen is located in the northern hemisphere.

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

What is the current water temperature near Belen?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Belen is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Belen?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Belen. The nearest one is Flamingo Point, which is only 14km (9.1miles) away from Belen. Click here to check out more information on Flamingo Point and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Belen are Brasilito, which is approximately 14.6km (9.1miles) away, and Playa Grande, located 18.3km (11.4miles) from Belen.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

There are some other beaches close to Belen. The nearest one is Playa Blanca, which is only 15.6km (9.7miles) away from Belen. Another good beach near Belen is Playa Grande, which is roughly 18.2km (11.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Belen?

The average sea temperature around Belen is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Belen. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Belen can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Belen?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters around Belen are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Belen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Belen...

Do you know what the the city les Planes dHostoles in Spain, the geo Three Points Spur , and the city Possagno in Italy have in common with Belen? Click on the links to find out...