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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Galapagos Rise

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Galapagos Rise...

Galapagos Rise is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Galapagos Rise has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.2°C (70.1°F) in August up to 24°C (75.2°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Galapagos Rise 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 Galapagos Rise?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters close to Galapagos Rise is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in close proximity to Galapagos Rise. The closest decent spot is La Loberia, which is 1098.2km (682.1miles) away from Galapagos Rise. Click here for directions and for more information on La Loberia and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Carola, which is roughly 1100.4km (683.5miles) away from Galapagos Rise. Another fun surfspot is Carola, located approximately 1100.4km (683.5miles) from Galapagos Rise.

Are there beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in proximity to Galapagos Rise. The closest decent one is Santa Fé Barrington Island, which is more than 1090.7km (677.5miles) away from Galapagos Rise. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Santa Cruz Indefatigable Island Galápagos, which is approximately 1100.2km (683.4miles) away from Galapagos Rise.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Galapagos Rise?

The average water temperature at Galapagos Rise is relatively warm, around 22°C (72°F), with only little variations during the year. Hence, only a thin wetsuit (2mm, 2/3mm) or a springsuit might be needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Galapagos Rise. However, it can get more chilly in the mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 2/3mm fullsuit. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You could possibly be fine without a wetsuit during warm days in the fall, particularly in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Galapagos Rise?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters at Galapagos Rise are nearly almost warm, reaching temperatures between 19 and 24°C (66-75°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Galapagos Rise: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Galapagos Rise...

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