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

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

Ocucaje is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Ocucaje changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.2°C (57.6°F) in September up to 21.8°C (71.2°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Ocucaje 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 Ocucaje?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Ocucaje is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Ocucaje. A spot that might be worth checking out is Pepinos, which is almost 96.6km (60miles) away from Ocucaje. Click here for more information on Pepinos and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Asia-Palmas, which is ca 125.6km (78miles) away from Ocucaje. Another good surfspot is Asia-Palmas, located roughly 125.6km (78miles) from Ocucaje.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to Ocucaje. The closest decent beach is Santa María del Mar, which is almost 152.7km (94.8miles) away from Ocucaje. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Punta Hermosa, which is roughly 159.4km (99miles) away from Ocucaje.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ocucaje?

The sea temperature around Ocucaje is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Ocucaje. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 14°C (58°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, 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 have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ocucaje?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (58-67°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during December, January, and February when temperatures go up to 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ocucaje: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ocucaje...

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