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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Independencia, Peru

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

Independencia is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Independencia changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.9°F) in October up to 20.9°C (69.5°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Independencia 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 Independencia?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Independencia is about:
16°C (60°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Independencia. A good spot nearby is Pepinos, which is about 45.6km (34.5miles) away from Independencia. Click here for more information on Pepinos and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Independencia are Cerro Azul, which is approximately 55.5km (34.5miles) away, and Asia-Palmas, located approximately 74.5km (46.3miles) from Independencia.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Independencia. A beach, which is not too far away, is Santa María del Mar, which is more than 101.6km (63.1miles) away from Independencia. If you have some extra time, you can also try Punta Hermosa, which is ca 108.2km (67.2miles) away from Independencia.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Independencia?

The sea temperature around Independencia is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during , temperatures reach lows of nearly 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Independencia?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during . Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during winter when temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Independencia: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Independencia...

Do you know what the the city Chalki in Greece, the city Zhuangqiao in China, and Delgada Canyon have in common with Independencia? Click on the links to find out...