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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Punta Hermosa, Peru

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

Punta Hermosa is a beach in Peru. The water temperature around Punta Hermosa has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.5°F) in August up to 21.4°C (70.5°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 Punta Hermosa 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 Punta Hermosa?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Punta Hermosa. The nearest one is La Isla, which is just 0.6km (0.5miles) away from Punta Hermosa. Click here for directions and to check out more information on La Isla and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Punta Hermosa are El Paso, which is roughly 0.8km (0.5miles) away, and Playa Norte, located ca 0.9km (0.6miles) from Punta Hermosa.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches close by?

There are several gorgeous beaches near to Punta Hermosa. The closest one is Santa María del Mar, which is only 6.7km (4.2miles) away from Punta Hermosa. Another beach near Punta Hermosa is Barranco, which is ca 18.9km (11.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Punta Hermosa?

The sea temperature at Punta Hermosa is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during late summer, temperatures reach lows of approximately 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Punta Hermosa?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures range from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Punta Hermosa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Punta Hermosa...

Do you know what the the city Bhayandar in India, the geo Haast Canyon , and the city Aureille in France have in common with Punta Hermosa? Click on the links to find out...