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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Caracas, Venezuela

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

Caracas is a coastal city in Venezuela. It is a relatively big coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3000000 people. The water temperature around Caracas varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 22.7°C (72.9°F) in June up to 28°C (82.3°F) in the month of November, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Caracas 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 Caracas?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Caracas is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Caracas. A good spot nearby is Sint Joris Baai, which is more than 177.4km (110.2miles) away from Caracas. Click here for directions and for more information on Sint Joris Baai and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Dooms, which is ca 259.2km (161miles) away from Caracas. Another good surfspot is Dooms, located 259.2km (161miles) from Caracas.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Caracas. A good beach nearby is Caracas Red Beach, which is almost 5.3km (3.3miles) away from Caracas. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Palm Beach, which is 257.2km (159.8miles) away from Caracas.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Caracas?

The water temperature around Caracas is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of October, November, and December. During this time, in the late fall, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during May, June, and Jul, temperatures cool down to 23°C (73°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Caracas?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during May, June, and Jul. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during October, November, and December when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Caracas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Caracas...

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