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

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

Canta is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Canta has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.4°C (59.7°F) in October up to 20.1°C (68.3°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Canta 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 Canta?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Canta is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Canta. A spot, which is not too far away, is Infiernillo, which is just 40.7km (25.8miles) away from Canta. Click here for more information on Infiernillo and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Canta are Conchitas, which is approximately 41.5km (25.8miles) away, and Pasamayo, located ca 41.8km (25.9miles) from Canta.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Canta. The closest decent beach is Ancón, which is 40km (24.9miles) away from Canta. Another beautiful beach near Canta is Barranco, approximately 53.6km (33.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Canta?

The average water temperature around Canta is not very warm, around 18°C (64°F), with very little changes during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Canta. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are . You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Canta?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant year round. The waters around Canta are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 15 and 20°C (59-68°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Canta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Canta...

Do you know what the the city Echtenerbrug in the Netherlands, the city Al Lubban al Gharbi in the Palestinian Territory, and the city Jucuaran in the El Salvador have in common with Canta? Click on the links to find out...