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

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

Chaclacayo is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Chaclacayo varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.5°F) in August up to 21.4°C (70.5°F) in the month of March, 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 spring, since Chaclacayo 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 Chaclacayo?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Chaclacayo is approximately:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Chaclacayo. A spot that might be worth checking out is Redondo, which is 20.8km (12.9miles) away from Chaclacayo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Redondo and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Chaclacayo are Barranquito, which is 20.8km (12.9miles) away, and Makaha, located ca 20.9km (13miles) from Chaclacayo.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Chaclacayo. A beach that might be worth checking out is Barranco, which is only 20.1km (12.5miles) away from Chaclacayo. Another fun beach near Chaclacayo is Punta Hermosa, roughly 24.4km (15.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Chaclacayo?

The water temperature around Chaclacayo is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Chaclacayo. However, during late summer, sea temperatures reach lows of 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Chaclacayo?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°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 Chaclacayo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chaclacayo...

Do you know what the the city Hariang in Indonesia, the city Pompeiana in Italy, and the city Liljendal in Finland have in common with Chaclacayo? Click on the links to find out...