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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El chinchorro, Dominican Republic

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

El chinchorro is a surf spot in the Dominican Republic. The water temperature around El chinchorro has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.5°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.9°F) in the month of October, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is , since El chinchorro 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 chinchorro?

The current water temperature in the month of May at El chinchorro is about:
27°C (81°F)

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

There are not many surf spots close to El chinchorro. The next good one is La Boya, which is 24.9km (15.5miles) away from El chinchorro. Click here to check out more information on La Boya and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near El chinchorro is El Coson, which is roughly 66.3km (41.2miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches close to El chinchorro?

Not too many beaches are located near to El chinchorro. The closest decent one is Brava Beach, which is 142.4km (88.5miles) away from El chinchorro. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Jacmel, roughly 166km (103.1miles) away from El chinchorro.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for El chinchorro?

The average sea temperature at El chinchorro is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at El chinchorro. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at El chinchorro can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to El chinchorro?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at El chinchorro are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to El chinchorro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about El chinchorro...

Do you know what the the city Largo in the United States, the city Santo Rosario in the Philippines, and the city Osorio in the Brazil have in common with El chinchorro? Click on the links to find out...