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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Molina, Peru

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

La Molina is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around La Molina has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.5°F) in August up to 21.4°C (70.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since La Molina 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 Molina?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to La Molina is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to La Molina. The nearest one is Redondo, which is just 6.6km (4.2miles) away from La Molina. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Redondo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near La Molina are Makaha, which is 6.7km (4.2miles) away, and Barranquito, located 6.7km (4.2miles) from La Molina.

Are there nice beaches close by?

Yes, there are other gorgeous beaches near to La Molina. The closest one is Barranco, which is only 6km (3.8miles) away from La Molina. Another beautiful beach near La Molina is La Punta, which is 14.4km (8.9miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for La Molina?

The water temperature around La Molina is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during late summer, temperatures come down to approximately 16°C (60°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near La Molina?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during February, March, and April when water temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to La Molina: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Molina...

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