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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playa escondida, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Playa escondida...

Playa escondida is a surf spot in Costa Rica. The water temperature around Playa escondida is nearly steady year round. The temperature ranges from 27.5°C (81.6°F) in December up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Playa escondida 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 Playa escondida?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Playa escondida is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Playa escondida. The nearest one is Agujas, which is 4.5km (2.8miles) away from Playa escondida. Click here for directions and for more information on Agujas and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Playa escondida is Jaco Beach, which is ca 5.6km (3.5miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Yes, there are a few other gorgeous beaches in proximity to Playa escondida. The closest one is Playa Herradura, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Playa escondida. Another good beach near Playa escondida is Jacó, which is ca 4.1km (2.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Playa escondida?

The average water temperature at Playa escondida is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Playa escondida. 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 at Playa escondida can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Playa escondida?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly 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 Playa escondida: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Playa escondida...

Do you know what the the city Saint-Florent-des-Bois in France, the city Colwyn Bay in United Kingdom, and the city Shengshan in China have in common with Playa escondida? Click on the links to find out...