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

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

Olmos is a coastal city in Peru. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 9800 people. The water temperature around Olmos varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 16°C (60.7°F) in September up to 22.4°C (72.2°F) in the month of February, 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 late winter, since Olmos 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 Olmos?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around Olmos is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Olmos. A good spot nearby is Nonura, which is about 94.2km (61.7miles) away from Olmos. Click here to check out more information on Nonura and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Olmos are El Faro-Pacasmayo, which is roughly 99.3km (61.7miles) away, and Puemape, located approximately 107km (66.4miles) from Olmos.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located in close proximity to Olmos. A good beach nearby is Huanchaco, which is almost 152.2km (94.5miles) away from Olmos. If you have some extra time, you can also try Contralmirante Villar, approximately 156.8km (97.4miles) away from Olmos.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Olmos?

The sea temperature around Olmos is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Olmos. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures reach lows of 16°C (61°F). During this season, a 4/3 wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Olmos?

Due to significant sea temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during winter when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Olmos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Olmos...

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