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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playuela, Peru

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

Playuela is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Playuela has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 15.3°C (59.5°F) in August up to 21.5°C (70.7°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Playuela 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 Playuela?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Playuela is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Playuela. The closest one is San Maloy, which is 3.2km (2miles) away from Playuela. Click here to check out more information on San Maloy and its water temperature. Another surfspot near Playuela is Mejia, which is roughly 45.7km (28.4miles) away.

Are there beaches close to Playuela?

Not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Playuela. A beach, which is not too far away, is Arica, which is almost 186.7km (116miles) away from Playuela. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Santa María del Mar, which is 414.8km (257.7miles) away from Playuela.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Playuela?

The sea temperature at Playuela is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during July, August, and September, temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Playuela?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during spring when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Playuela: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Playuela...

Do you know what the Nishi Shichito Ridge , Goritz in Germany, and the city Tabua in Portugal have in common with Playuela? Click on the links to find out...