Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playa Union, Argentina
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Playa Union...
Playa Union is a beach in Argentina.
The water temperature around Playa Union changes moderately during the year.
The temperature ranges from 8.6°C (47.4°F) in September up to 16.6°C (61.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Playa Union 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 Playa Union?
The current water temperature in the month of January at Playa Union is approximately:
Are there surf spots near by?
Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Playa Union. The next good one is Cabo Raso, which is 71.4km (44.4miles) away from Playa Union. Click here
for more information on Cabo Raso and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Monte Hermoso
, which is ca 360.5km (223.9miles) away from Playa Union. Another good surfspot is Monte Hermoso
, located roughly 360.5km (223.9miles) from Playa Union.
Are there any other beaches close by?
No, there are not many beaches close to Playa Union. The next good one is Puerto Madryn
, which is 37.9km (23.5miles) away from Playa Union. Another beach near Playa Union is Puerto Piramides
, roughly 64.9km (40.3miles) away.
What wetsuit do I need for Playa Union?
The water temperature at Playa Union is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (62°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Playa Union. However, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures reach lows of nearly 9°C (47°F). In this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some people might even be ok with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.
How is the scuba diving and fishing near Playa Union?
Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 9 to 14°C (47-56°F) during fall. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod love this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during January, February, and March when temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (53-62°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Playa Union: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Playa Union...
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