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

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

Catache is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Catache is nearly constant year round. The temperature ranges from 15.6°C (60°F) in September up to 19.1°C (66.4°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Catache 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 Catache?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near Catache is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Catache. A good spot nearby is El Faro-Pacasmayo, which is just 63.7km (42.2miles) away from Catache. Click here for directions and for more information on El Faro-Pacasmayo and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Catache are Puemape, which is 67.9km (42.2miles) away, and Chicama, located 76.7km (47.7miles) from Catache.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Catache. The closest decent beach is Huanchaco, which is 97.7km (60.7miles) away from Catache. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Contralmirante Villar, ca 222.2km (138miles) away from Catache.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Catache?

The average sea temperature around Catache is relatively chilly, around 17°C (63°F), with no significant variations during the year. Because of this, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Catache. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing near Catache?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are always cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (57-66°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Catache: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Catache...

Do you know what the the city Klein Nordende in Germany, the city Auzebosc in France, and the city New Cebu in Philippines have in common with Catache? Click on the links to find out...