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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El Golf, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about El Golf...

El Golf is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around El Golf has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 16.8°C (62.2°F) in September up to 24.1°C (75.5°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since El Golf 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 Golf?

The current water temperature in the month of September at El Golf is ca:
17°C (62°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in close proximity to El Golf. The closest one is Balconies, which is only 5.2km (3.3miles) away from El Golf. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Balconies and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near El Golf is Baterias, which is roughly 9.7km (6.1miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches close to El Golf. One beach, which is not too far away, is Mancora, which is just 38.2km (23.7miles) away from El Golf. Another nice beach near El Golf is Contralmirante Villar, which is ca 60.5km (37.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for El Golf?

The sea temperature at El Golf is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures reach lows of nearly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near El Golf?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during January, February, and March when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to El Golf: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about El Golf...

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