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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 coastal city in Puerto Rico. It is a comparatively little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 13117 people. The water temperature around Dorado is steady throughout the year. 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 near Dorado?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Dorado is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

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

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Dorado?

Yes, there are other beautiful beaches near to Dorado. The nearest one is Dorado, which is only 0km (0miles) away from Dorado. Another nice beach near Dorado is Playa Pelícano, which is 0.5km (0.3miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Dorado?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Dorado?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters around Dorado are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: 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 Roussillon in France, the city Frontera Hidalgo in Mexico, and Marietta Seamount have in common with Dorado? Click on the links to find out...