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

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

Characato is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Characato changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16°C (60.7°F) in June up to 20.7°C (69.3°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Characato 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 Characato?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Characato is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Characato. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mejia, which is roughly 52.3km (40.1miles) away from Characato. Click here for directions and for more information on Mejia and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Characato are San Maloy, which is roughly 64.6km (40.1miles) away, and Playuela, located ca 66.6km (41.4miles) from Characato.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Characato. One that might be worth checking out is Arica, which is 158.8km (98.6miles) away from Characato. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Santa María del Mar, which is 453.1km (281.5miles) away from Characato.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Characato?

The average sea temperature around Characato is not very warm, around 18°C (64°F), with very little variations during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Characato. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are May, June, and Jul. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of December, January, and February.

How is the diving and fishing near Characato?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant year round. The waters are always cool, reaching temperatures between 16 and 21°C (60-69°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Characato: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Characato...

Do you know what the the city Bukapiting in Indonesia, the city Nebug in Russia, and the city Firhouse in Ireland have in common with Characato? Click on the links to find out...