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

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

Mancora is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Mancora varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 17.9°C (64.1°F) in June up to 25°C (77.1°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 22°C (72°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Mancora 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 Mancora?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Mancora is ca:
25°C (77°F)

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

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Mancora. The nearest one is Organos, which is just 7.5km (4.7miles) away from Mancora. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Organos and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Mancora is Punta Sal, which is 10.3km (6.4miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Mancora. The next good one is Mancora, which is just 0.8km (0.5miles) away from Mancora. Another fun beach near Mancora is Contralmirante Villar, which is approximately 26.1km (16.2miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Mancora?

The sea temperature at Mancora is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early summer, sea temperatures cool down to 18°C (64°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Mancora?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during May, June, and Jul. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during winter when temperatures reach 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Mancora: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Mancora...

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