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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Eloy Alfaro, Ecuador

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Eloy Alfaro...

Eloy Alfaro is a coastal city in Ecuador. It is a comparatively mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 167784 people. The water temperature around Eloy Alfaro changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 21.9°C (71.5°F) in August up to 27.6°C (81.7°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Eloy Alfaro 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 near Eloy Alfaro?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters near Eloy Alfaro is about:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Eloy Alfaro. The closest decent spot is 5 1 2km and 8 1 2km, which is 46.9km (30.6miles) away from Eloy Alfaro. Click here for more information on 5 1 2km and 8 1 2km and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Eloy Alfaro are Playas, which is approximately 49.3km (30.6miles) away, and Chabela, located ca 49.5km (30.7miles) from Eloy Alfaro.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Eloy Alfaro. A beach that might be worth checking out is Playas, which is only 48.7km (30.2miles) away from Eloy Alfaro. Another beach near Eloy Alfaro is Montañita, which is roughly 66.5km (41.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Eloy Alfaro?

The water temperature around Eloy Alfaro is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Eloy Alfaro. However, during late summer, temperatures cool down to nearly 22°C (71°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Eloy Alfaro?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during spring when temperatures range from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Eloy Alfaro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Eloy Alfaro...

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