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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Asuncion, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Asuncion...

La Asuncion is a coastal city in Costa Rica. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 4383 people. The water temperature around La Asuncion has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 27.5°C (81.6°F) in December up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since La Asuncion 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 La Asuncion?

The current water temperature in the month of January near La Asuncion is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to La Asuncion. A spot that might be worth checking out is Playa Bejuca, which is 36.4km (22.7miles) away from La Asuncion. Click here to check out more information on Playa Bejuca and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near La Asuncion are Bejuco, which is approximately 36.6km (22.7miles) away, and Bajamar, located approximately 36.9km (22.9miles) from La Asuncion.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to La Asuncion. A beach that might be worth checking out is Santa Teresa, which is 27km (16.8miles) away from La Asuncion. Another good beach near La Asuncion is Jacó, approximately 40.2km (24.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for La Asuncion?

The average water temperature around La Asuncion is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around La Asuncion. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around La Asuncion can be very strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to La Asuncion?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters around La Asuncion are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Asuncion: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about La Asuncion...

Do you know what the the city Ali Terme in Italy, the city Nuevo Chagres in Panama, and the city Giffone in Italy have in common with La Asuncion? Click on the links to find out...