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

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

Chancay is a coastal city in Peru. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 26958 people. The water temperature around Chancay changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 15.4°C (59.7°F) in October up to 20.1°C (68.3°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Chancay 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 Chancay?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Chancay is about:
19°C (66°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Chancay?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Chancay. The closest one is Pasamayo, which is just 7.9km (8.4miles) away from Chancay. Click here for directions and for more information on Pasamayo and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chancay are Conchitas, which is 13.5km (8.4miles) away, and Infiernillo, located roughly 13.9km (8.6miles) from Chancay.

Are there beaches near Chancay?

There are not too many beaches close to Chancay. The closest decent beach is Ancón, which is only 13.7km (8.5miles) away from Chancay. Another gorgeous beach near Chancay is La Punta, ca 35.3km (21.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Chancay?

The average sea temperature around Chancay is relatively chilly, around 18°C (64°F), with very little variations during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Chancay. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are . You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the diving and fishing close to Chancay?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are always cool, reaching temperatures between 15 and 20°C (59-68°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chancay: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Chancay...

Do you know what the the city Ban Sang in Thailand, the city Welchman Hall in Barbados, and the city Kirazli in Turkey have in common with Chancay? Click on the links to find out...