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

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

Esperanza is a coastal city in the Dominican Republic. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 42169 people. The water temperature around Esperanza changes moderately throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.1°F) in February up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Esperanza 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 near Esperanza?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Esperanza is about:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Esperanza?

There are not many surf spots close to Esperanza. The closest decent spot is Sosua, which is roughly 33km (23.3miles) away from Esperanza. Click here for directions and for more information on Sosua and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Esperanza are Encuentro, which is roughly 37.5km (23.3miles) away, and Cabarete, located ca 40.1km (24.9miles) from Esperanza.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Esperanza. The closest decent beach is Labadee, which is just 83.1km (51.6miles) away from Esperanza. Another gorgeous beach near Esperanza is Île à Rat, ca 88km (54.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Esperanza?

The average sea temperature around Esperanza is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Esperanza. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Esperanza can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Esperanza?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Esperanza: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Esperanza...

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