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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Candelaria Arenas, Puerto Rico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Candelaria Arenas...

Candelaria Arenas is a coastal city in Puerto Rico. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 5854 people. The water temperature around Candelaria Arenas is close to constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.9°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.8°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Candelaria Arenas 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 Candelaria Arenas?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Candelaria Arenas is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Candelaria Arenas?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Candelaria Arenas. The nearest one is Cochino, which is only 3.6km (2.3miles) away from Candelaria Arenas. Click here for more information on Cochino and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Candelaria Arenas are El Unico, which is 3.8km (2.3miles) away, and La Ocho, located 9km (5.6miles) from Candelaria Arenas.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches in proximity to Candelaria Arenas. The nearest one is Toa Baja, which is 3.1km (1.9miles) away from Candelaria Arenas. Another beautiful beach near Candelaria Arenas is Las Criollas, which is approximately 3.5km (2.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Candelaria Arenas?

The average sea temperature around Candelaria Arenas is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Candelaria Arenas. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Candelaria Arenas can be particularly strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Candelaria Arenas?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Candelaria Arenas are always 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 Candelaria Arenas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Candelaria Arenas...

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