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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Marcara District, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Marcara District...

Marcara District is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Marcara District varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.4°F) in June up to 25.1°C (77.1°F) in the month of January, 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 winter, since Marcara District 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 Marcara District?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Marcara District is ca:
18°C (64°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Marcara District. A spot that might be worth checking out is Playa Grande, which is just 53.8km (54.8miles) away from Marcara District. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Playa Grande and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Marcara District are Bermejo, which is ca 88.2km (54.8miles) away, and Centinela, located roughly 120.5km (74.9miles) from Marcara District.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in proximity to Marcara District. The closest decent one is Huanchaco, which is more than 132.6km (82.3miles) away from Marcara District. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Ancón, which is ca 169.4km (105.2miles) away from Marcara District.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Marcara District?

The sea temperature around Marcara District is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (77°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Marcara District. However, during early summer, temperatures cool down to nearly 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Marcara District?

Due to significant sea 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 (60-69°F) during May, June, and Jul. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during December, January, and February when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Marcara District: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Marcara District...

Do you know what the the city Carricola in Spain, the city Remchi in Algeria, and the city Ducey in France have in common with Marcara District? Click on the links to find out...