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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El Gringo, Chile

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

El Gringo is a surf spot in Chile. The water temperature around El Gringo changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 17°C (62.5°F) in September up to 21.4°C (70.6°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since El Gringo 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 Gringo?

The current water temperature in the month of September at El Gringo is about:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to El Gringo?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to El Gringo. The closest one is El Toro viejo, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from El Gringo. Click here for directions and for more information on El Toro viejo and its water temperature. Another surfspot near El Gringo is El Brazo, which is ca 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches near El Gringo?

Not too many beaches are located close to El Gringo. One that might be worth checking out is Arica, which is more than 1.3km (0.8miles) away from El Gringo. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Santa María del Mar, which is roughly 603.3km (374.7miles) away from El Gringo.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for El Gringo?

The average sea temperature at El Gringo is relatively chilly, around 19°C (66°F), with very little variations during the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at El Gringo. However, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear 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 fall, especially in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the diving and fishing close to El Gringo?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are always cool, reaching temperatures between 16 and 21°C (62-71°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El Gringo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about El Gringo...

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