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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rio de la Plata Canyon

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Rio de la Plata Canyon...

Rio de la Plata Canyon is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Rio de la Plata Canyon changes dramatically throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 7.1°C (44.8°F) in September up to 22.3°C (72.2°F) in the month of April, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 16°C (60°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Rio de la Plata Canyon 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 Rio de la Plata Canyon?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Rio de la Plata Canyon is about:
18°C (65°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Rio de la Plata Canyon?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Rio de la Plata Canyon. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mar de Ajo, which is almost 165.9km (103.1miles) away from Rio de la Plata Canyon. Click here for directions and for more information on Mar de Ajo and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try San clemente del tuyu, which is 173.2km (107.6miles) away from Rio de la Plata Canyon. Another good surfspot is San clemente del tuyu, located 173.2km (107.6miles) from Rio de la Plata Canyon.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Rio de la Plata Canyon. The closest decent one is Punta del Este, which is almost 166.9km (103.7miles) away from Rio de la Plata Canyon. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Pinarmar, which is 172.4km (107.1miles) away from Rio de la Plata Canyon.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Rio de la Plata Canyon?

The sea temperature at Rio de la Plata Canyon is warm, reaching up to 22°C (72°F) in the months of March, April, and May. During this time, in the fall, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures cool down to approximately 7°C (45°F). During this time, a 4-5mm wetsuit is recommended to feel not too cold, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short amounts of time . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rio de la Plata Canyon?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 7 to 12°C (45-54°F) during August, September, and October. Haddock, Pollock, and Atlantic Cod can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during spring when temperatures reach 17 to 22°C (63-72°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Rio de la Plata Canyon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rio de la Plata Canyon...

Do you know what the the city Banjar Tegalsari in Indonesia, the city North Cave in United Kingdom, and the city Larchamp in France have in common with Rio de la Plata Canyon? Click on the links to find out...