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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Golfo San Matias

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Golfo San Matias...

Golfo San Matias is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Golfo San Matias varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 9.9°C (49.8°F) in August up to 20.1°C (68.2°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 15°C (59°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Golfo San Matias 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 Golfo San Matias?

The current water temperature in the month of October near Golfo San Matias is approximately:
14°C (58°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Golfo San Matias. The closest decent spot is Cabo Raso, which is 202.4km (125.7miles) away from Golfo San Matias. Click here to check out more information on Cabo Raso and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Rada Tilly, which is ca 344.8km (214.2miles) away from Golfo San Matias. Another surfspot is Rada Tilly, located 344.8km (214.2miles) from Golfo San Matias.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Golfo San Matias. The closest decent beach is Las Grutas, which is 64.8km (40.3miles) away from Golfo San Matias. Another beach near Golfo San Matias is Puerto Piramides, which is 74.1km (46miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Golfo San Matias?

The water temperature at Golfo San Matias is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (68°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, temperatures drop down to approximately 10°C (50°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Golfo San Matias?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during summer. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during December, January, and February when sea temperatures reach 15 to 20°C (59-68°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Golfo San Matias: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Golfo San Matias...

Do you know what the the island Langeland in Denmark, the city President Quirino in Philippines, and the city Cavallina in Italy have in common with Golfo San Matias? Click on the links to find out...