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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Golfito, Costa Rica

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

Golfito is a coastal city in Costa Rica. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 6777 people. The water temperature around Golfito has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.6°C (81.6°F) in November up to 29.5°C (85.2°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Golfito 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 Golfito?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Golfito is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Golfito. The closest one is Pavones, which is only 14.6km (10.4miles) away from Golfito. Click here to check out more information on Pavones and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Golfito are Pan Dulce, which is 16.7km (10.4miles) away, and Matapalo, located approximately 18.9km (11.7miles) from Golfito.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Golfito. A beach that might be worth checking out is Manuel Antonio National Park, which is 88.6km (55miles) away from Golfito. If you have some extra time, you can also try Santa Teresa, 102.2km (63.5miles) away from Golfito.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Golfito?

The average sea temperature around Golfito is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Golfito. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Golfito can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Golfito?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters around Golfito are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Golfito: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Golfito...

Do you know what the the city Bollene in France, the geo Kikai Basin , and the city El Charco in Colombia have in common with Golfito? Click on the links to find out...