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

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

Magdalena is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Magdalena has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.9°C (60.6°F) in May up to 20.1°C (68.1°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 Magdalena 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 Magdalena?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters around Magdalena is ca:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Magdalena. A good spot nearby is Chicama, which is roughly 62.3km (39miles) away from Magdalena. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Chicama and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Magdalena are Puemape, which is 62.8km (39miles) away, and El Faro-Pacasmayo, located ca 64.2km (39.9miles) from Magdalena.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not many beaches are close to Magdalena. A good beach nearby is Huanchaco, which is 64.7km (40.2miles) away from Magdalena. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Contralmirante Villar, 269.3km (167.3miles) away from Magdalena.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Magdalena?

The average sea temperature around Magdalena is not very warm, around 18°C (64°F), with very little variations throughout the year. This is why a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Magdalena. That being said, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are April, May, and June. 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 Magdalena?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are mostly cool, reaching temperatures between 15 and 20°C (59-68°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Magdalena: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Magdalena...

Do you know what the Mazatlan Basin , Grindavik in Iceland, and the city Ulrome in United Kingdom have in common with Magdalena? Click on the links to find out...