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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Preciosa, Dominican Republic

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

La Preciosa is a surf spot in the Dominican Republic. The water temperature around La Preciosa has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.2°C (77.4°F) in January up to 29.4°C (84.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since La Preciosa is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at La Preciosa?

The current water temperature in the month of March at La Preciosa is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to La Preciosa. The closest decent spot is El Broke, which is 20.5km (12.7miles) away from La Preciosa. Click here to check out more information on El Broke and its water temperature. Another surfspot near La Preciosa is Cabarete, which is 25.7km (15.9miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are located near to La Preciosa. One that might be worth checking out is Labadee, which is 146.1km (90.7miles) away from La Preciosa. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Île à Rat, 150.8km (93.7miles) away from La Preciosa.

What wetsuit is recommended for La Preciosa?

The average water temperature at La Preciosa is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at La Preciosa. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at La Preciosa can be very intense.

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

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters at La Preciosa are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Preciosa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Preciosa...

Do you know what the the city Haljala in Estonia, the city Gagra in Georgia, and the city Mimosa-Poggio Verde-Nuova Comunita in Italy have in common with La Preciosa? Click on the links to find out...