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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Encuentro, Dominican Republic

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Encuentro...

Encuentro is a surf spot in the Dominican Republic. The water temperature around Encuentro changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 24.9°C (76.9°F) in February up to 29°C (84.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Encuentro 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 Encuentro?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Encuentro is about:
27°C (80°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Encuentro?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Encuentro. The closest one is Cabarete, which is just 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Encuentro. Click here for directions and for more information on Cabarete and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Encuentro is Sosua, which is approximately 4.6km (2.8miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near Encuentro?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Encuentro. A beach that might be worth checking out is Labadee, which is almost 117km (72.7miles) away from Encuentro. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Île à Rat, ca 121.7km (75.6miles) away from Encuentro.

What wetsuit do I need for Encuentro?

The average water temperature at Encuentro is extremely warm, around 27°C (80°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Encuentro. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Encuentro can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Encuentro?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Encuentro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Encuentro...

Do you know what the the city Harding in South Africa, the city Gnutz in Germany, and the city Manduel in France have in common with Encuentro? Click on the links to find out...