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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Peru-Chile Trench

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Peru-Chile Trench...

Peru-Chile Trench is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Peru-Chile Trench varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 13.7°C (56.7°F) in September up to 20.5°C (68.9°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Peru-Chile Trench 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 Peru-Chile Trench?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters near Peru-Chile Trench is about:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to Peru-Chile Trench. A spot, which is not too far away, is Punta 2, which is more than 184.9km (114.8miles) away from Peru-Chile Trench. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Punta 2 and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing La Bestia, which is approximately 185.2km (115miles) away from Peru-Chile Trench. Another fun surfspot is La Bestia, located approximately 185.2km (115miles) from Peru-Chile Trench.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to Peru-Chile Trench?

Not many beaches are located near to Peru-Chile Trench. A good beach nearby is Arica, which is more than 205.1km (127.4miles) away from Peru-Chile Trench. If you have some extra time, you can also try Santa María del Mar, approximately 582.4km (361.8miles) away from Peru-Chile Trench.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Peru-Chile Trench?

The sea temperature at Peru-Chile Trench is relatively cold, reaching up to 20°C (69°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early fall, water temperatures come down to approximately 14°C (57°F). In 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 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 Peru-Chile Trench?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 14 to 19°C (57-66°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures go up to 15 to 20°C (60-69°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Peru-Chile Trench: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Peru-Chile Trench...

Do you know what the the city National City in the United States, the city Rosello in the Italy, and the city Sainte-Rose in the Reunion have in common with Peru-Chile Trench? Click on the links to find out...