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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Salinera Colan, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Salinera Colan...

Salinera Colan is a coastal city in Peru. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 14210 people. The water temperature around Salinera Colan varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.4°C (61.5°F) in September up to 23.6°C (74.4°F) in the month of March, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (66°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Salinera Colan 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 Salinera Colan?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Salinera Colan is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to Salinera Colan?

There are not too many surf spots close to Salinera Colan. The next good one is Yacila, which is about 9.7km (19.2miles) away from Salinera Colan. Click here to check out more information on Yacila and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Salinera Colan are Balconies, which is ca 30.9km (19.2miles) away, and El Golf, located ca 33.9km (21.1miles) from Salinera Colan.

Are there nice beaches near Salinera Colan?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Salinera Colan. One beach, which is not too far away, is Mancora, which is 64.3km (39.9miles) away from Salinera Colan. Another fun beach near Salinera Colan is Contralmirante Villar, approximately 79.5km (49.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Salinera Colan?

The water temperature around Salinera Colan is warm, reaching up to 24°C (74°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a thin 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 wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early fall, temperatures drop down to 16°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Salinera Colan?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (62-71°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during February, March, and April when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (65-74°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Salinera Colan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Salinera Colan...

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