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

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

Cancas is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Cancas has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 20.1°C (68.1°F) in July up to 25°C (77.1°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Cancas 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 Cancas?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Cancas is about:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Cancas. The closest one is Punta Sal, which is just 3.5km (8.5miles) away from Cancas. Click here for more information on Punta Sal and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Cancas are Mancora, which is approximately 13.7km (8.5miles) away, and Organos, located ca 21.1km (13.1miles) from Cancas.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several other beautiful beaches near to Cancas. The nearest one is Mancora, which is only 13.1km (8.1miles) away from Cancas. Another beautiful beach near Cancas is Contralmirante Villar, which is 15.2km (9.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Cancas?

The average sea temperature around Cancas is very warm, around 23°C (73°F), with no significant variations during the year. That is why a wetsuit is often not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Cancas, especially during the day and not windy conditions. However, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are June, July, and August. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the summer, particularly during January, February, and March. However, it is recommended to carry UVA/UVB protection, as the sun radiation around Cancas is remarkably strong year round.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cancas?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around Cancas are mostly very warm, reaching temperatures between 20 and 25°C (68-77°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Cancas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cancas...

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