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

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

Centinela is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Centinela varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.4°C (59.8°F) in May up to 22°C (71.6°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Centinela 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 Centinela?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Centinela is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Centinela?

There are not too many surf spots close to Centinela. The closest decent spot is Bermejo, which is 39.3km (24.4miles) away from Centinela. Click here to check out more information on Bermejo and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Centinela is Pasamayo, which is approximately 50.8km (31.6miles) away.

Are there beaches near Centinela?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Centinela. A beach that might be worth checking out is Ancón, which is 56.7km (35.2miles) away from Centinela. Another good beach near Centinela is La Punta, which is ca 76.5km (47.5miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Centinela?

The water temperature at Centinela is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early winter, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Centinela. However, during April, May, and June, temperatures reach lows of 15°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Centinela?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during April, May, and June. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during May, June, and Jul when temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Centinela: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Centinela...

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