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

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

Chocos is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Chocos has average variability year round. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Chocos 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 Chocos?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Chocos is approximately:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Chocos. A good spot nearby is Pepinos, which is about 39km (26.4miles) away from Chocos. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pepinos and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Chocos are Cerro Azul, which is approximately 42.6km (26.4miles) away, and Asia-Palmas, located roughly 51.1km (31.7miles) from Chocos.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Chocos. One beach, which is not too far away, is Santa María del Mar, which is just 69.8km (43.4miles) away from Chocos. Another nice beach near Chocos is Punta Hermosa, 75.9km (47.1miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Chocos?

The water temperature around Chocos 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 recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, water temperatures drop down to 17°C (62°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended 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 better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Chocos?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary 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. However, the conditions normally change during December, January, and February when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Chocos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chocos...

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