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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Pitrufquen, Chile

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

Pitrufquen is a coastal city in Chile. It is a fairly dense city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 13743 people. The water temperature around Pitrufquen varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 10°C (50°F) in May up to 15.9°C (60.6°F) in the month of December, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Pitrufquen 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 Pitrufquen?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters near Pitrufquen is about:
11°C (52°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to Pitrufquen. The next good one is Carelmapu, which is more than 198.3km (123.2miles) away from Pitrufquen. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Carelmapu and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Las Cruces, which is 383.6km (238.2miles) away from Pitrufquen. Another fun surfspot is Las Cruces, located roughly 383.6km (238.2miles) from Pitrufquen.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not many beaches are close to Pitrufquen. The closest decent one is Las Grutas, which is 414.5km (257.4miles) away from Pitrufquen. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Puerto Madryn, which is roughly 466km (289.5miles) away from Pitrufquen.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Pitrufquen?

The sea temperature around Pitrufquen is pretty cold, reaching up to 16°C (61°F) in the months of November, December, and January. During this time, in the early summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Pitrufquen. Nevertheless, during April, May, and June, sea temperatures cool down to roughly 10°C (50°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for more than 20 minutes, but some people might even be ok with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing near Pitrufquen?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during April, May, and June. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during winter when temperatures reach 11 to 16°C (52-61°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Pitrufquen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Pitrufquen...

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