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

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

La Pampa is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around La Pampa changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in August up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since La Pampa 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 Pampa?

The current water temperature in the month of May near La Pampa is approximately:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to La Pampa. The closest decent spot is Playa Grande, which is about 81.3km (51.4miles) away from La Pampa. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa Grande and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near La Pampa are Las Delicias, which is roughly 82.8km (51.4miles) away, and Huanchaco, located ca 92.5km (57.5miles) from La Pampa.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to La Pampa. The next good one is Huanchaco, which is almost 90km (55.9miles) away from La Pampa. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Ancón, which is approximately 219km (136miles) away from La Pampa.

What wetsuit is needed for La Pampa?

The water temperature around La Pampa is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, water temperatures drop down to approximately 15°C (58°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during winter when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to La Pampa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Pampa...

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