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

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

Cotaparaco is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Cotaparaco changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.9°F) in May up to 21.3°C (70.3°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Cotaparaco 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 Cotaparaco?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Cotaparaco is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Cotaparaco?

There are not many surf spots close to Cotaparaco. A good spot nearby is Bermejo, which is just 44.2km (29miles) away from Cotaparaco. Click here for more information on Bermejo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Cotaparaco are Playa Grande, which is 46.6km (29miles) away, and Centinela, located approximately 73.7km (45.8miles) from Cotaparaco.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to Cotaparaco. One that might be worth checking out is Ancón, which is 123.6km (76.8miles) away from Cotaparaco. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out La Punta, which is 146.2km (90.8miles) away from Cotaparaco.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Cotaparaco?

The sea temperature around Cotaparaco is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during April, May, and June, temperatures drop down to nearly 15°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cotaparaco?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during spring. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Cotaparaco: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cotaparaco...

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