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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Gulf of Papagayo, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Gulf of Papagayo...

Gulf of Papagayo is a beach in Costa Rica. The water temperature around Gulf of Papagayo is constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 25°C (76.9°F) in April up to 29°C (84.1°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Gulf of Papagayo 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 at Gulf of Papagayo?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Gulf of Papagayo is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Gulf of Papagayo. A spot that might be worth checking out is Roca Bruja, which is 9.2km (12.5miles) away from Gulf of Papagayo. Click here for more information on Roca Bruja and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Gulf of Papagayo are Flamingo Point, which is ca 20.1km (12.5miles) away, and Brasilito, located 22.2km (13.8miles) from Gulf of Papagayo.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are a few other beaches in close proximity to Gulf of Papagayo. The nearest one is Playa Blanca, which is 11.4km (7.1miles) away from Gulf of Papagayo. Another gorgeous beach near Gulf of Papagayo is Playa Grande, which is roughly 27.3km (17miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Gulf of Papagayo?

The average sea temperature at Gulf of Papagayo is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Gulf of Papagayo. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Gulf of Papagayo can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Gulf of Papagayo?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters at Gulf of Papagayo are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Gulf of Papagayo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Gulf of Papagayo...

Do you know what the the city Villes-sur-Auzon in France, the city Yala in Thailand, and the city Point Lookout in United States have in common with Gulf of Papagayo? Click on the links to find out...