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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Hanga Roa, Chile

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Hanga Roa...

Hanga Roa is a coastal city in Chile. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 3304 people. The water temperature around Hanga Roa has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 19.6°C (67.2°F) in July up to 26.3°C (79.3°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Hanga Roa 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 Hanga Roa?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Hanga Roa is about:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Hanga Roa. A spot, which is not too far away, is Carelmapu, which is more than 2098.6km (1303.5miles) away from Hanga Roa. Click here for directions and for more information on Carelmapu and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out El Quisco Point, which is ca 2219.6km (1378.6miles) away from Hanga Roa. Another fun surfspot is El Quisco Point, located ca 2219.6km (1378.6miles) from Hanga Roa.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Hanga Roa. One that might be worth checking out is Santa Fé Barrington Island, which is almost 2258.8km (1403miles) away from Hanga Roa. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Santa Cruz Indefatigable Island Galápagos, ca 2263.3km (1405.8miles) away from Hanga Roa.

What wetsuit is recommended for Hanga Roa?

The water temperature around Hanga Roa is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°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 people will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Hanga Roa. Nevertheless, during June, July, and August, temperatures come down to nearly 20°C (67°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Hanga Roa?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures range from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Hanga Roa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Hanga Roa...

Do you know what the the city Piasco in Italy, the city Lostwithiel in United Kingdom, and the city Cerklje na Gorenjskem in Slovenia have in common with Hanga Roa? Click on the links to find out...