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

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

El Huayco is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around El Huayco changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.5°F) in August up to 21.4°C (70.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since El Huayco 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 Huayco?

The current water temperature in the month of April at El Huayco is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there any other surf spots near El Huayco?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to El Huayco. The closest one is Pena Rosa, which is only 0.1km (0.1miles) away from El Huayco. Click here for directions and for more information on Pena Rosa and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near El Huayco is Santa Rosa, which is ca 0.1km (0.1miles) away.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other beautiful beaches in proximity to El Huayco. The closest one is Santa María del Mar, which is 2.8km (1.7miles) away from El Huayco. Another good beach near El Huayco is Punta Hermosa, which is roughly 3.9km (2.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for El Huayco?

The water temperature at El Huayco is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at El Huayco. However, during July, August, and September, temperatures cool down to approximately 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to El Huayco?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during February, March, and April when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to El Huayco: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about El Huayco...

Do you know what the the city Bala in United Kingdom, the city Saint-Julien-en-Born in France, and the city Bennebroek in Netherlands have in common with El Huayco? Click on the links to find out...