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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Rinconada, Ecuador

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

La Rinconada is a surf spot in Ecuador. The water temperature around La Rinconada has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 22.6°C (72.7°F) in January up to 26.2°C (79.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since La Rinconada 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 Rinconada?

The current water temperature in the month of December at La Rinconada is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to La Rinconada?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to La Rinconada. The nearest one is Ayampe, which is only 2.7km (1.7miles) away from La Rinconada. Click here to check out more information on Ayampe and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near La Rinconada is Olon, which is 2.9km (1.8miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are some gorgeous beaches in proximity to La Rinconada. The nearest one is Montañita, which is just 8.3km (5.2miles) away from La Rinconada. Another fun beach near La Rinconada is Puerto López, which is approximately 10.4km (6.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for La Rinconada?

The average water temperature at La Rinconada is very warm, around 24°C (75°F), with only little changes during the year. Hence, a wetsuit is often times not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at La Rinconada, especially during the day and not windy conditions. That being said, it can get a little bit chilly in the mornings and in the evenings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are December, January, and February. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the fall, particularly during April, May, and June. However, keep in mind to bring UVA/UVB protection, as the sun radiation at La Rinconada can be remarkably strong year round.

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

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters at La Rinconada are nearly almost very warm, reaching temperatures between 21 and 26°C (70-79°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to La Rinconada: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Rinconada...

Do you know what the the city Dongfeng in China, the city Banjar Pangkungtibah Selatan in Indonesia, and the city Hampton Park in Australia have in common with La Rinconada? Click on the links to find out...