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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playas, Ecuador

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

Playas is a beach in Ecuador. The water temperature around Playas varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 21.9°C (71.5°F) in September up to 27.6°C (81.7°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Playas 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 Playas?

The current water temperature in the month of September at Playas is about:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Playas. The closest one is Playas, which is just 0.8km (0.6miles) away from Playas. Click here to check out more information on Playas and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Playas are Chabela, which is approximately 0.9km (0.6miles) away, and Pelado, located 1.2km (0.7miles) from Playas.

Are there any other beaches in close proximity to Playas?

No, there are not many beaches near to Playas. The closest decent beach is Punta Carnero, which is 42.6km (26.4miles) away from Playas. Another good beach near Playas is Salinas, which is roughly 47.7km (29.7miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Playas?

The water temperature at Playas is very warm, reaching up to 28°C (82°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a rashguard or thin wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at Playas. Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures cool down to 22°C (71°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Playas?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions change during winter when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (73-82°F). Fish which like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Playas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Playas...

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