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

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

La Punta is a beach in Peru. The water temperature around La Punta varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.5°F) in September up to 20.2°C (68.4°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since La Punta 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 at La Punta?

The current water temperature in the month of June at La Punta is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to La Punta. The nearest one is Camotal, which is 1.4km (5.4miles) away from La Punta. Click here to check out more information on Camotal and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near La Punta are Punta Roquitas, which is 8.6km (5.4miles) away, and La Pampilla, located 9km (5.6miles) from La Punta.

Are there any other sandy beaches near by?

There are a few beaches in proximity to La Punta. The nearest one is Barranco, which is just 11km (6.8miles) away from La Punta. Another beautiful beach near La Punta is Ancón, which is ca 23.4km (14.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for La Punta?

The average sea temperature at La Punta is not very warm, around 18°C (64°F), with only little changes throughout the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving at La Punta. That being said, it can get more chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to carry a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are August, September, and October. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing near La Punta?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters at La Punta are nearly almost cool, reaching temperatures between 15 and 20°C (59-68°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to La Punta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about La Punta...

Do you know what the the city Davao in the Philippines, the city Belcastro in the Italy, and the city Santo Tomas in the Philippines have in common with La Punta? Click on the links to find out...