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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dominical, Costa Rica

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

Dominical is a surf spot in Costa Rica. The water temperature around Dominical has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.1°F) in March up to 29.7°C (85.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Dominical 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 at Dominical?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Dominical is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Dominical?

There are not many surf spots close to Dominical. The closest decent spot is Manuel Antonio, which is only 21.8km (13.6miles) away from Dominical. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Manuel Antonio and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Dominical is Playitas, which is approximately 22.9km (14.2miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near Dominical?

There are not too many beaches close to Dominical. The closest decent beach is Manuel Antonio National Park, which is just 21.2km (13.2miles) away from Dominical. Another good beach near Dominical is Santa Teresa, ca 47.4km (29.4miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Dominical?

The average sea temperature at Dominical is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Dominical. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Dominical can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Dominical?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Dominical: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Dominical...

Do you know what the the city Fosso Ghiaia in Italy, the city Limenaria in Greece, and the city Wang Thonglang in Thailand have in common with Dominical? Click on the links to find out...