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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic

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

Jarabacoa is a coastal city in the Dominican Republic. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 29983 people. The water temperature around Jarabacoa has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.1°F) in February up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Jarabacoa 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 near Jarabacoa?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Jarabacoa is approximately:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close to Jarabacoa?

There are not too many surf spots close to Jarabacoa. The closest decent spot is Sosua, which is roughly 45.6km (28.6miles) away from Jarabacoa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sosua and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Jarabacoa are Cabarete, which is 46.1km (28.6miles) away, and Encuentro, located ca 47.6km (29.6miles) from Jarabacoa.

Are there nice beaches near Jarabacoa?

No, not too many beaches are located close to Jarabacoa. A good beach nearby is Labadee, which is 114.2km (70.9miles) away from Jarabacoa. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Île à Rat, which is ca 119km (73.9miles) away from Jarabacoa.

What wetsuit do I need for Jarabacoa?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Jarabacoa?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Jarabacoa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Jarabacoa...

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