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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Laja, Chile

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

La Laja is a coastal city in Chile. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 16550 people. The water temperature around La Laja is almost steady year round. The temperature ranges from 10.6°C (51.2°F) in July up to 13.7°C (56.6°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 12°C (54°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since La Laja 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 La Laja?

The current water temperature in the month of October near La Laja is ca:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to La Laja?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to La Laja. The next good one is Santo Domingo, which is more than 259.8km (161.3miles) away from La Laja. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Santo Domingo and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Chepica, which is approximately 270.9km (168.3miles) away from La Laja. Another good surfspot is Chepica, located approximately 270.9km (168.3miles) from La Laja.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to La Laja. A beach that might be worth checking out is Las Grutas, which is almost 467.2km (290.2miles) away from La Laja. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Puerto Madryn, which is approximately 543.5km (337.6miles) away from La Laja.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for La Laja?

The average sea temperature around La Laja is definitely cold, around 12°C (54°F), with no significant variations throughout the year. Because of this, a 3/4mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around La Laja. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry boots, gloves, and a wetsuit hood. The coldest months are June, July, and August. It might be ok to use a 2/3mm wetsuit during relatively warm days in the fall, especially in the months of February, March, and April.

How is the diving and fishing close to La Laja?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little year round. The waters are mostly cold, reaching temperatures between 9 and 14°C (48-57°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to La Laja: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about La Laja...

Do you know what the the city Filiates in Greece, the city Bagu in Philippines, and the city Juviles in Spain have in common with La Laja? Click on the links to find out...