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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Paloma, Uruguay

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

La Paloma is a coastal city in Uruguay. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 3230 people. The water temperature around La Paloma varies significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 9.6°C (49.4°F) in August up to 23.6°C (74.5°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since La Paloma 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 Paloma?

The current water temperature in the month of November near La Paloma is approximately:
16°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to La Paloma. The next good one is San clemente del tuyu, which is more than 184.4km (114.5miles) away from La Paloma. Click here to check out more information on San clemente del tuyu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Sao Jose do Norte, which is roughly 222.4km (138.1miles) away from La Paloma. Another fun surfspot is Sao Jose do Norte, located approximately 222.4km (138.1miles) from La Paloma.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to La Paloma. The next good one is La Pedrera, which is just 5.4km (3.4miles) away from La Paloma. Another gorgeous beach near La Paloma is Punta del Este, which is ca 49.2km (30.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for La Paloma?

The water temperature around La Paloma is warm, reaching up to 24°C (74°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around La Paloma. However, during late summer, temperatures come down to approximately 10°C (49°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (49-58°F) during July, August, and September. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during winter when sea temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (65-74°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to La Paloma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Paloma...

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