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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pena Rosa, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pena Rosa...

Pena Rosa is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Pena Rosa varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.5°F) in August up to 21.4°C (70.5°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Pena Rosa 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 Pena Rosa?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Pena Rosa is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Pena Rosa. The closest one is El Huayco, which is just 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Pena Rosa. Click here to check out more information on El Huayco and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Pena Rosa is Penascal, which is 0.1km (0.1miles) away.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Pena Rosa?

Yes, there are other nice beaches near to Pena Rosa. The nearest one is Santa María del Mar, which is just 2.8km (1.7miles) away from Pena Rosa. Another fun beach near Pena Rosa is Punta Hermosa, which is approximately 4km (2.5miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Pena Rosa?

The water temperature at Pena Rosa is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Pena Rosa. However, during late summer, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 16°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Pena Rosa?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during February, March, and April when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Pena Rosa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pena Rosa...

Do you know what the the city Topsham in the United States, the city Simat de la Valldigna in the Spain, and the city Ngapus in the Indonesia have in common with Pena Rosa? Click on the links to find out...