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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Puerto Montt, Chile

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

Puerto Montt is a coastal city in Chile. It is a comparatively mid-size city close to the water with a population of 160054 people. The water temperature around Puerto Montt varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.7°F) in September up to 15.5°C (59.8°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 13°C (55°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Puerto Montt 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 near Puerto Montt?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Puerto Montt is about:
12°C (53°F)

Are there surf spots near Puerto Montt?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Puerto Montt. A spot that might be worth checking out is Carelmapu, which is more than 44.9km (27.9miles) away from Puerto Montt. Click here for directions and for more information on Carelmapu and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Cabo Raso, which is roughly 429.1km (266.5miles) away from Puerto Montt. Another good surfspot is Cabo Raso, located roughly 429.1km (266.5miles) from Puerto Montt.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Puerto Montt. A beach, which is not too far away, is Rada Tilly, which is almost 402.6km (250miles) away from Puerto Montt. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Puerto Madryn, which is roughly 411.3km (255.5miles) away from Puerto Montt.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Puerto Montt?

The water temperature around Puerto Montt is pretty cold, reaching up to 15°C (60°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 10°C (51°F). During this season, a 5/4 wetsuit is recommended to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very good 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Puerto Montt?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during fall. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during winter when temperatures go up to 10 to 15°C (51-60°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog.

Directions to Puerto Montt: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Puerto Montt...

Do you know what the the city Lederaba in Indonesia, the city Mavingouni in Comoros, and the island Rakahanga in Cook Islands have in common with Puerto Montt? Click on the links to find out...