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

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

Caplina is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Caplina varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.2°C (61.1°F) in August up to 21.5°C (70.7°F) in the month of June, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Caplina 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 at Caplina?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Caplina is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Caplina. The nearest one is Regatas, which is 0.4km (0.2miles) away from Caplina. Click here to check out more information on Regatas and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Caplina is La Herradura, which is ca 0.6km (0.4miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in proximity to Caplina. The nearest one is Barranco, which is just 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Caplina. Another nice beach near Caplina is La Punta, which is 11km (6.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Caplina?

The water temperature at Caplina is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early winter, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during July, August, and September, temperatures reach lows of nearly 16°C (61°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Caplina?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during May, June, and Jul when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Caplina: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Caplina...

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