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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Piedra Blanca, Dominican Republic

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Piedra Blanca...

Piedra Blanca is a coastal city in the Dominican Republic. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 8531 people. The water temperature around Piedra Blanca has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.5°F) in March up to 29°C (84.1°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Piedra Blanca 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 near Piedra Blanca?

The current water temperature in the month of October in the waters around Piedra Blanca is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Piedra Blanca. A spot, which is not too far away, is El chinchorro, which is about 35.5km (30.7miles) away from Piedra Blanca. Click here to check out more information on El chinchorro and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Piedra Blanca are El Broke, which is ca 49.4km (30.7miles) away, and La Boya, located roughly 53.2km (33miles) from Piedra Blanca.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Piedra Blanca. A good beach nearby is Labadee, which is more than 141km (87.6miles) away from Piedra Blanca. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Île à Rat, which is ca 145.8km (90.5miles) away from Piedra Blanca.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Piedra Blanca?

The average sea temperature around Piedra Blanca is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes 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 around Piedra Blanca. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Piedra Blanca can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Piedra Blanca?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters around Piedra Blanca are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Piedra Blanca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Piedra Blanca...

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