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

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

Candelaria is a coastal city in Puerto Rico. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 17631 people. The water temperature around Candelaria is nearly constant throughout 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 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?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Candelaria is ca:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Candelaria?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Candelaria. The closest one is Cochino, which is just 4km (3miles) away from Candelaria. Click here for directions and for more information on Cochino and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Candelaria are El Unico, which is ca 4.8km (3miles) away, and La Ocho, located roughly 8.9km (5.5miles) from Candelaria.

Are there sandy beaches near Candelaria?

There are some other beautiful beaches close to Candelaria. The closest one is Las Criollas, which is 4.1km (2.5miles) away from Candelaria. Another gorgeous beach near Candelaria is Toa Baja, which is approximately 4.1km (2.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Candelaria?

The average sea temperature around Candelaria is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little variations throughout 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. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Candelaria can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Candelaria?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Candelaria: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Candelaria...

Do you know what the the city Adur in India, the geo Austin Basin , and the city San Martino di Venezze in Italy have in common with Candelaria? Click on the links to find out...