Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El Cacao, Dominican Republic
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about El Cacao...
El Cacao is a coastal city in the Dominican Republic.
It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1997 people.
The water temperature around El Cacao has low variability year round.
The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.5°F) in March up to 29°C (84.1°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 El Cacao 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 El Cacao?
The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near El Cacao is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to El Cacao. A spot, which is not too far away, is El chinchorro, which is 20.1km (27.3miles) away from El Cacao. Click here
to check out more information on El chinchorro and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near El Cacao are La Boya
, which is 44km (27.3miles) away, and El Broke
, located approximately 67.6km (42miles) from El Cacao.
Are there beaches near by?
No, not many beaches are near to El Cacao. The closest decent one is Jacmel
, which is 148.2km (92.1miles) away from El Cacao. If you have some extra time, you can also try Labadee
, approximately 153.3km (95.2miles) away from El Cacao.
What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for El Cacao?
The average water temperature around El Cacao 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 temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around El Cacao. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around El Cacao can be very intense.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near El Cacao?
Diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters around El Cacao are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to El Cacao: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about El Cacao...
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