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

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

Punta Roquitas is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Punta Roquitas changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 16.2°C (61.1°F) in August up to 21.5°C (70.7°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Punta Roquitas 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 Roquitas?

The current water temperature in the month of May at Punta Roquitas is about:
18°C (64°F)

Are there any other surf spots near Punta Roquitas?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Punta Roquitas. The nearest one is La Pampilla, which is just 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Punta Roquitas. Click here for directions and for more information on La Pampilla and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Punta Roquitas is Waikiki, which is approximately 0.8km (0.5miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

Yes, there are several other gorgeous beaches close to Punta Roquitas. The closest one is Barranco, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Punta Roquitas. Another beach near Punta Roquitas is La Punta, which is approximately 8.6km (5.4miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Punta Roquitas?

The water temperature at Punta Roquitas is relatively cold, reaching up to 22°C (71°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early winter, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at Punta Roquitas. Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures drop down to approximately 16°C (61°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Punta Roquitas?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during July, August, and September. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during summer when sea temperatures range from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Punta Roquitas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Punta Roquitas...

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