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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El Estero- Tamarindo, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about El Estero- Tamarindo...

El Estero- Tamarindo is a surf spot in Costa Rica. The water temperature around El Estero- Tamarindo is almost steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.9°F) in February up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of May, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since El Estero- Tamarindo 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 El Estero- Tamarindo?

The current water temperature in the month of December at El Estero- Tamarindo is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to El Estero- Tamarindo?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to El Estero- Tamarindo. The closest one is Pico Grande, which is only 0.3km (0.2miles) away from El Estero- Tamarindo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Pico Grande and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near El Estero- Tamarindo is Tamarindo, which is 0.4km (0.3miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near El Estero- Tamarindo?

There are some other beautiful beaches close to El Estero- Tamarindo. The closest one is Playa Tamarindo, which is only 0.5km (0.3miles) away from El Estero- Tamarindo. Another good beach near El Estero- Tamarindo is Playa Grande, which is ca 1.8km (1.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for El Estero- Tamarindo?

The average sea temperature at El Estero- Tamarindo is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at El Estero- Tamarindo. However, 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 at El Estero- Tamarindo can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to El Estero- Tamarindo?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to El Estero- Tamarindo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about El Estero- Tamarindo...

Do you know what the the city Arques in France, the city Melena del Sur in Cuba, and the city Jianjiang in China have in common with El Estero- Tamarindo? Click on the links to find out...