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

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

Makaha is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Makaha varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.2°C (61.1°F) in August up to 21.5°C (70.7°F) in the month of June, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Makaha 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 Makaha?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Makaha is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Makaha?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Makaha. The nearest one is Waikiki, which is only 0.1km (0miles) away from Makaha. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Waikiki and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Makaha is Redondo, which is roughly 0.2km (0.1miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are some gorgeous beaches close to Makaha. The closest one is Barranco, which is just 1.6km (1miles) away from Makaha. Another beautiful beach near Makaha is La Punta, which is 9.4km (5.9miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Makaha?

The sea temperature at Makaha is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early winter, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 16°C (61°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Makaha?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during summer. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when water temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Makaha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Makaha...

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