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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Punta Cana...

Punta Cana is a coastal city in the Dominican Republic. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 100023 people. The water temperature around Punta Cana has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.6°C (78°F) in February up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is , since Punta Cana is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Punta Cana?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters close to Punta Cana is approximately:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Punta Cana. A spot that might be worth checking out is Macao, which is about 15.8km (47.1miles) away from Punta Cana. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Macao and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Punta Cana are Indicators, which is 75.8km (47.1miles) away, and Domes, located approximately 75.9km (47.1miles) from Punta Cana.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Punta Cana. One beach, which is not too far away, is Brava Beach, which is just 50.1km (31.1miles) away from Punta Cana. Another fun beach near Punta Cana is Domes Beach, roughly 75.9km (47.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Punta Cana?

The average water temperature around Punta Cana is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Punta Cana. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Punta Cana can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Punta Cana?

Fishing and diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Punta Cana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Punta Cana...

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