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

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

Salitral is a coastal city in Peru. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 5385 people. The water temperature around Salitral has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.7°F) in September up to 24.5°C (76.1°F) in the month of May, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since Salitral 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 Salitral?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Salitral is ca:
25°C (76°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Salitral?

There are not many surf spots close to Salitral. The closest decent spot is Yacila, which is 38.5km (28.5miles) away from Salitral. Click here for more information on Yacila and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Salitral are El Golf, which is 45.9km (28.5miles) away, and Balconies, located 46.3km (28.7miles) from Salitral.

Are there sandy beaches near Salitral?

There are not too many beaches near to Salitral. One beach, which is not too far away, is Mancora, which is only 57.9km (36miles) away from Salitral. Another beautiful beach near Salitral is Contralmirante Villar, approximately 63.7km (39.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Salitral?

The sea temperature around Salitral is warm, reaching up to 25°C (76°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late fall, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Salitral. Nevertheless, during early fall, temperatures cool down to roughly 16°C (62°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Salitral?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during April, May, and June when water temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (67-76°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Salitral: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Salitral...

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