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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Canelones, Uruguay

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

Canelones is a coastal city in Uruguay. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 19698 people. The water temperature around Canelones varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 12.2°C (54°F) in September up to 24.9°C (76.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Canelones 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 Canelones?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Canelones is ca:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Canelones. The closest decent spot is San clemente del tuyu, which is more than 131km (81.3miles) away from Canelones. Click here to check out more information on San clemente del tuyu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Pinamar, which is roughly 182.6km (113.4miles) away from Canelones. Another good surfspot is Pinamar, located approximately 182.6km (113.4miles) from Canelones.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Canelones?

There are not many beaches near to Canelones. The closest decent beach is Malvín, which is just 27.3km (17miles) away from Canelones. Another beach near Canelones is Pocitos, which is ca 27.6km (17.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Canelones?

The sea temperature around Canelones is warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Canelones. However, during early fall, water temperatures drop down to approximately 12°C (54°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Canelones?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures go up to 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Canelones: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Canelones...

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