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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Sama Grande, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Sama Grande...

Sama Grande is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Sama Grande varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16.5°C (61.7°F) in August up to 21.2°C (70.2°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 19°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Sama Grande 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 Sama Grande?

The current water temperature in the month of March near Sama Grande is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Sama Grande?

There are not many surf spots close to Sama Grande. A good spot nearby is El Toro viejo, which is roughly 48.6km (30.3miles) away from Sama Grande. Click here for directions and to check out more information on El Toro viejo and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Sama Grande are El Brazo, which is roughly 48.7km (30.3miles) away, and El Gringo, located ca 48.8km (30.3miles) from Sama Grande.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are close to Sama Grande. The closest decent one is Arica, which is almost 48.9km (30.4miles) away from Sama Grande. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Santa María del Mar, which is 563km (349.7miles) away from Sama Grande.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Sama Grande?

The average sea temperature around Sama Grande is not very warm, around 19°C (65°F), with very little variations throughout the year. Hence, a 2/3mm wetsuit is needed for surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Sama Grande. Nevertheless, it can get more chilly early mornings and during windy days. People who are sensitive to cold temperatures might want to bring a 3/4mm fullsuit. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You could possibly be fine with a jumpsuit during warm days in the summer, particularly in the months of January, February, and March.

How is the diving and fishing close to Sama Grande?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost cool, reaching temperatures between 16 and 21°C (61-70°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Sama Grande: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sama Grande...

Do you know what the the city Ninoy in the Philippines, the city Karangsono in the Indonesia, and the city Lucena in the Philippines have in common with Sama Grande? Click on the links to find out...