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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Macate, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Macate...

Macate is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Macate changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.2°F) in September up to 20°C (68.1°F) in the month of April, 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 spring, since Macate 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 Macate?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Macate is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Macate?

There are not many surf spots close to Macate. A spot, which is not too far away, is Playa Grande, which is about 70.6km (46.9miles) away from Macate. Click here for more information on Playa Grande and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Macate are Las Delicias, which is 75.4km (46.9miles) away, and Huanchaco, located approximately 85.5km (53.1miles) from Macate.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Macate. A good beach nearby is Huanchaco, which is 83.1km (51.6miles) away from Macate. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ancón, which is ca 214.5km (133.2miles) away from Macate.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Macate?

The average sea temperature around Macate is not very warm, around 18°C (64°F), with only little changes during the year. That is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is required for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Macate. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to wear 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 fall, especially in the months of March, April, and May.

How is the diving and fishing close to Macate?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters around Macate are always cool, reaching temperatures between 15 and 20°C (59-68°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Macate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Macate...

Do you know what the the city Phippsburg in the United States, the city Kampungpinggirkali in the Indonesia, and the city Midway in the United States have in common with Macate? Click on the links to find out...