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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Quequena, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Quequena...

Quequena is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Quequena has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.4°F) in August up to 20.9°C (69.7°F) in the month of January, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Quequena 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 Quequena?

The current water temperature in the month of January in the waters close to Quequena is approximately:
21°C (70°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Quequena. A good spot nearby is Mejia, which is about 48.4km (40.5miles) away from Quequena. Click here for more information on Mejia and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Quequena are San Maloy, which is ca 65.2km (40.5miles) away, and Playuela, located roughly 67.5km (41.9miles) from Quequena.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Quequena. A beach, which is not too far away, is Arica, which is more than 152.2km (94.6miles) away from Quequena. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Santa María del Mar, which is 458.8km (284.9miles) away from Quequena.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Quequena?

The water temperature around Quequena is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during July, August, and September, temperatures come down to roughly 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Quequena?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during December, January, and February when temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Quequena: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Quequena...

Do you know what the the city Wellingsbuettel in Germany, the city Monroyo in Spain, and the island Stingaree in United States have in common with Quequena? Click on the links to find out...