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

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

La Paz is a coastal city in Uruguay. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 19913 people. The water temperature around La Paz varies extremely year round. The temperature ranges from 12.2°C (54°F) in September up to 24.1°C (75.4°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since La Paz 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 Paz?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around La Paz is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to La Paz. The closest decent spot is San clemente del tuyu, which is 115.4km (71.7miles) away from La Paz. 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 surfing Pinamar, which is approximately 166.9km (103.7miles) away from La Paz. Another good surfspot is Pinamar, located 166.9km (103.7miles) from La Paz.

Are there white sand beaches located close to La Paz?

There are several nice beaches close to La Paz. The nearest one is Pocitos, which is only 11km (6.8miles) away from La Paz. Another fun beach near La Paz is Malvín, which is approximately 11.2km (6.9miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for La Paz?

The sea temperature around La Paz is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures cool down to nearly 12°C (54°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some 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 diving and fishing near La Paz?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 12 to 17°C (54-63°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to La Paz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about La Paz...

Do you know what the the island Culatra in Portugal, the city Manresa in Spain, and the city Poringland in United Kingdom have in common with La Paz? Click on the links to find out...