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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Andrés island, Colombia

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Andrés island...

San Andrés island is a beach in Colombia. The water temperature around San Andrés island is nearly steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 27°C (80.6°F) in March up to 28.5°C (83.3°F) in the month of October, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is , since San Andrés island is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at San Andrés island?

The current water temperature in the month of May at San Andrés island is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near San Andrés island?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to San Andrés island. The next good one is Isla mamey, which is almost 248km (154miles) away from San Andrés island. Click here for directions and for more information on Isla mamey and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out EL Playon, which is roughly 250.5km (155.6miles) away from San Andrés island. Another fun surfspot is EL Playon, located 250.5km (155.6miles) from San Andrés island.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are close to San Andrés island. The next good beach is Tortuguero, which is 184.4km (114.6miles) away from San Andrés island. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tortuguero National Park, which is 189.6km (117.7miles) away from San Andrés island.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for San Andrés island?

The average water temperature at San Andrés island is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at San Andrés island. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at San Andrés island can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to San Andrés island?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant year round. The waters at San Andrés island are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Andrés island: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Andrés island...

Do you know what the the city Beckett in the United States, the city Minokamo in the Japan, and the city Mulifanua in the Samoa have in common with San Andrés island? Click on the links to find out...