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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Benitez, Puerto Rico

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

Benitez is a coastal city in Puerto Rico. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 1334 people. The water temperature around Benitez has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78.1°F) in February up to 28.9°C (83.9°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Benitez 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 Benitez?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Benitez is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close to Benitez?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Benitez. The nearest one is Luquillo-La Pared, which is only 13km (8.2miles) away from Benitez. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Luquillo-La Pared and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Benitez are TOCONES, which is ca 13.2km (8.2miles) away, and Aviones, located roughly 13.4km (8.3miles) from Benitez.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other beaches in proximity to Benitez. The closest one is Wilderness, which is just 3.3km (2miles) away from Benitez. Another good beach near Benitez is Los Pinos, which is ca 9.2km (5.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Benitez?

The average water temperature around Benitez is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Benitez. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Benitez can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Benitez?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Benitez: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Benitez...

Do you know what the the city Brusy in Poland, the city Ubay in Philippines, and the city Las Primaveras [Invernadero] in Mexico have in common with Benitez? Click on the links to find out...