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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Guayaquil, Ecuador

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

Guayaquil is a coastal city in Ecuador. It is a comparatively big coastal town close to the water with a population of 1952029 people. The water temperature around Guayaquil varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.9°C (71.5°F) in August up to 27.6°C (81.7°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Guayaquil 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 Guayaquil?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Guayaquil is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near Guayaquil?

There are not too many surf spots close to Guayaquil. A good spot nearby is 5 1 2km and 8 1 2km, which is 43.2km (28.1miles) away from Guayaquil. Click here for directions and to check out more information on 5 1 2km and 8 1 2km and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Guayaquil are Playas, which is 45.2km (28.1miles) away, and Chabela, located roughly 45.4km (28.2miles) from Guayaquil.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches close to Guayaquil. A beach that might be worth checking out is Playas, which is just 44.6km (27.7miles) away from Guayaquil. Another fun beach near Guayaquil is Montañita, which is roughly 64km (39.7miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Guayaquil?

The water temperature around Guayaquil is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or light top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late summer, water temperatures come down to approximately 22°C (71°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Guayaquil?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Guayaquil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Guayaquil...

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