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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Dorado, Puerto Rico

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

Dorado is a beach in Puerto Rico. The water temperature around Dorado is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.9°F) in March up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Dorado 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 Dorado?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Dorado is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Dorado. The nearest one is El Unico, which is 2.1km (3.3miles) away from Dorado. Click here for more information on El Unico and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Dorado are Las Pasas, which is ca 5.3km (3.3miles) away, and Cochino, located 5.8km (3.6miles) from Dorado.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

Yes, there are a few beaches in close proximity to Dorado. The nearest one is Playa Pelícano, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away from Dorado. Another gorgeous beach near Dorado is Toa Baja, which is approximately 1.3km (0.8miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Dorado?

The average water temperature at Dorado is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Dorado. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Dorado can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dorado?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters at Dorado are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Dorado: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Dorado...

Do you know what the the city Lufilufi in Samoa, the city Falmouth Foreside in United States, and the city Vielle-Saint-Girons in France have in common with Dorado? Click on the links to find out...