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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chincha Baja, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chincha Baja...

Chincha Baja is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Chincha Baja varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.7°C (62.1°F) in August up to 21.8°C (71.3°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Chincha Baja 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 Chincha Baja?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Chincha Baja is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Chincha Baja. The next good one is Pepinos, which is just 26.8km (22.9miles) away from Chincha Baja. Click here to check out more information on Pepinos and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Chincha Baja are Cerro Azul, which is roughly 36.8km (22.9miles) away, and Asia-Palmas, located 55.8km (34.6miles) from Chincha Baja.

Are there sandy beaches in proximity to Chincha Baja?

There are not many beaches near to Chincha Baja. The closest decent beach is Santa María del Mar, which is only 82.7km (51.4miles) away from Chincha Baja. Another fun beach near Chincha Baja is Punta Hermosa, 89.4km (55.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Chincha Baja?

The sea temperature around Chincha Baja is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Chincha Baja. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures drop down to 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Chincha Baja?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chincha Baja: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chincha Baja...

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