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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pico Grande, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Pico Grande...

Pico Grande is a surf spot in Costa Rica. The water temperature around Pico Grande has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.9°F) in February up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Pico Grande is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Pico Grande?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Pico Grande is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Pico Grande?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Pico Grande. The nearest one is Tamarindo, which is only 0.1km (0.1miles) away from Pico Grande. Click here to check out more information on Tamarindo and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Pico Grande is El Estero- Tamarindo, which is roughly 0.3km (0.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

Yes, there are some other gorgeous beaches close to Pico Grande. The nearest one is Playa Tamarindo, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Pico Grande. Another fun beach near Pico Grande is Playa Grande, which is roughly 2.1km (1.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Pico Grande?

The average water temperature at Pico Grande is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Pico Grande. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Pico Grande can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Pico Grande?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters at Pico Grande are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Pico Grande: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Pico Grande...

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