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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rocha, Uruguay

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

Rocha is a coastal city in Uruguay. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 25515 people. The water temperature around Rocha has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 10.4°C (50.7°F) in August up to 23.8°C (74.8°F) in the month of January, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (62°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Rocha 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 Rocha?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Rocha is about:
13°C (56°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Rocha?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Rocha. A spot, which is not too far away, is San clemente del tuyu, which is more than 185.9km (115.5miles) away from Rocha. Click here to check out more information on San clemente del tuyu and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Sao Jose do Norte, which is 218.3km (135.6miles) away from Rocha. Another good surfspot is Sao Jose do Norte, located approximately 218.3km (135.6miles) from Rocha.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to Rocha. One beach, which is not too far away, is La Pedrera, which is just 13.9km (8.6miles) away from Rocha. Another beach near Rocha is Punta del Este, which is roughly 48.3km (30miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Rocha?

The sea temperature around Rocha is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of December, January, and February. During this time, in the summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Rocha. Nevertheless, during late summer, temperatures cool down to roughly 10°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 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 windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the diving and fishing close to Rocha?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 10 to 15°C (51-60°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during winter when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Rocha: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rocha...

Do you know what the the city Khazar in Russia, the city Marco Simone in Italy, and the city Corston in United Kingdom have in common with Rocha? Click on the links to find out...