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

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

Negritos is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Negritos changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.8°C (62.2°F) in September up to 24.1°C (75.5°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Negritos 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 Negritos?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Negritos is approximately:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Negritos. The nearest one is Balconies, which is only 1.7km (2.4miles) away from Negritos. Click here for directions and for more information on Balconies and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Negritos are El Golf, which is roughly 3.9km (2.4miles) away, and Baterias, located 13.6km (8.4miles) from Negritos.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Negritos. One beach, which is not too far away, is Mancora, which is just 42km (26.1miles) away from Negritos. Another gorgeous beach near Negritos is Contralmirante Villar, approximately 63.9km (39.7miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Negritos?

The water temperature around Negritos is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during early fall, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 17°C (62°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Negritos?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Negritos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Negritos...

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