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

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

Castillos is a coastal city in Uruguay. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 7686 people. The water temperature around Castillos changes extremely during the year. The temperature ranges from 11.1°C (52°F) in July up to 24.5°C (76.1°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Castillos 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 Castillos?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Castillos is ca:
13°C (55°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Castillos?

Not many surf spots are located close to Castillos. The next good one is Sao Jose do Norte, which is 185.9km (115.4miles) away from Castillos. Click here for more information on Sao Jose do Norte and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Mar de Ajo, which is ca 233.3km (144.9miles) away from Castillos. Another good surfspot is Mar de Ajo, located 233.3km (144.9miles) from Castillos.

Are there white sand beaches near Castillos?

There are not too many beaches near to Castillos. The next good one is La Pedrera, which is 31.1km (19.3miles) away from Castillos. Another gorgeous beach near Castillos is Punta del Este, 81.4km (50.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Castillos?

The sea temperature around Castillos is warm, reaching up to 24°C (76°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures cool down to nearly 11°C (52°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Castillos?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (52-61°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (67-76°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Castillos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Castillos...

Do you know what the the city Abobo in the Ivory Coast, the city Navas de Bureba in the Spain, and the city Bambadjani in the Comoros have in common with Castillos? Click on the links to find out...