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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Puerto Madryn...

Puerto Madryn is a beach in Argentina. The water temperature around Puerto Madryn has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.1°C (50.2°F) in September up to 18.6°C (65.5°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (57°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Puerto Madryn 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 Puerto Madryn?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Puerto Madryn is ca:
16°C (61°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Puerto Madryn. A good spot nearby is Cabo Raso, which is more than 109.2km (67.8miles) away from Puerto Madryn. Click here to check out more information on Cabo Raso and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Monte Hermoso, which is approximately 329.3km (204.5miles) away from Puerto Madryn. Another good surfspot is Monte Hermoso, located ca 329.3km (204.5miles) from Puerto Madryn.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Puerto Madryn. A good beach nearby is Playa Union, which is just 37.9km (23.5miles) away from Puerto Madryn. Another beautiful beach near Puerto Madryn is Puerto Piramides, which is 41km (25.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Puerto Madryn?

The sea temperature at Puerto Madryn is relatively cold, reaching up to 19°C (65°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during August, September, and October, temperatures reach lows of approximately 10°C (50°F). During these months, a 4-5mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Puerto Madryn?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (50-59°F) during fall. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during December, January, and February when temperatures range from 14 to 19°C (56-65°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Puerto Madryn: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Puerto Madryn...

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