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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El Faro-Pacasmayo, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about El Faro-Pacasmayo...

El Faro-Pacasmayo is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around El Faro-Pacasmayo is nearly steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.6°C (60°F) in September up to 19.1°C (66.4°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since El Faro-Pacasmayo is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at El Faro-Pacasmayo?

The current water temperature in the month of August at El Faro-Pacasmayo is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to El Faro-Pacasmayo. The closest one is Puemape, which is only 8km (5miles) away from El Faro-Pacasmayo. Click here to check out more information on Puemape and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near El Faro-Pacasmayo is Chicama, which is 22.2km (13.8miles) away.

Are there beaches close to El Faro-Pacasmayo?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to El Faro-Pacasmayo. A beach, which is not too far away, is Huanchaco, which is 57.9km (36miles) away from El Faro-Pacasmayo. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Mancora, roughly 249.9km (155.2miles) away from El Faro-Pacasmayo.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for El Faro-Pacasmayo?

The average sea temperature at El Faro-Pacasmayo is relatively chilly, around 17°C (63°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. Because of this, a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at El Faro-Pacasmayo. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, especially in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing close to El Faro-Pacasmayo?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at El Faro-Pacasmayo are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 14 and 19°C (57-66°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El Faro-Pacasmayo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about El Faro-Pacasmayo...

Do you know what the the city Bulualto in the Philippines, the city Ballater in the United Kingdom, and the city Policar in the Spain have in common with El Faro-Pacasmayo? Click on the links to find out...