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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chichigalpa, Nicaragua

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

Chichigalpa is a coastal city in Nicaragua. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 33137 people. The water temperature around Chichigalpa has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.1°C (73.5°F) in February up to 30.5°C (87°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Chichigalpa is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Chichigalpa?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Chichigalpa is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close to Chichigalpa?

There are not too many surf spots close to Chichigalpa. The next good one is Punta Mango, which is about 89.1km (61.9miles) away from Chichigalpa. Click here for more information on Punta Mango and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Chichigalpa are Popoyo, which is roughly 99.7km (61.9miles) away, and Santana, located roughly 101.4km (63miles) from Chichigalpa.

Are there nice beaches near Chichigalpa?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Chichigalpa. A beach, which is not too far away, is Gulf of Papagayo, which is almost 152.3km (94.6miles) away from Chichigalpa. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Playa Blanca, which is ca 163.5km (101.6miles) away from Chichigalpa.

What wetsuit is needed for Chichigalpa?

The water temperature around Chichigalpa is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late winter, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 23°C (74°F). During this season, a thin wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Chichigalpa?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during fall when temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chichigalpa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chichigalpa...

Do you know what the Froya Bank , Introdacqua in Italy, and the city Richebourg-lAvoue in France have in common with Chichigalpa? Click on the links to find out...