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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Puerto Villamil, Ecuador

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

Puerto Villamil is a coastal city in Ecuador. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2200 people. The water temperature around Puerto Villamil changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 19.7°C (67.4°F) in September up to 26.1°C (79°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 23°C (73°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Puerto Villamil 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 Villamil?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Puerto Villamil is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Puerto Villamil. The closest decent spot is Tongo Reef, which is just 92.6km (58.1miles) away from Puerto Villamil. Click here for more information on Tongo Reef and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Puerto Villamil are Carola, which is ca 93.5km (58.1miles) away, and La Loberia, located roughly 93.6km (58.1miles) from Puerto Villamil.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Puerto Villamil?

There are not many beaches close to Puerto Villamil. The closest decent beach is Santa Cruz Indefatigable Island Galápagos, which is 51.6km (32.1miles) away from Puerto Villamil. Another beach near Puerto Villamil is Santa Fé Barrington Island, which is roughly 63km (39.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Puerto Villamil?

The sea temperature around Puerto Villamil is very warm, reaching up to 26°C (79°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or thin top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Puerto Villamil. However, during early fall, water temperatures cool down to approximately 20°C (67°F). During these months, 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 very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Puerto Villamil?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during February, March, and April when temperatures go up to 21 to 26°C (70-79°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Puerto Villamil: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Puerto Villamil...

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