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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Bartolo, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Bartolo...

San Bartolo is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around San Bartolo varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.8°C (60.5°F) in August up to 21.4°C (70.5°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since San Bartolo 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 at San Bartolo?

The current water temperature in the month of December at San Bartolo is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to San Bartolo. The closest one is Penascal, which is only 0.4km (0.3miles) away from San Bartolo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Penascal and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near San Bartolo is Pena Rosa, which is roughly 0.4km (0.3miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

There are a few other beautiful beaches in proximity to San Bartolo. The closest one is Santa María del Mar, which is just 2.4km (1.5miles) away from San Bartolo. Another gorgeous beach near San Bartolo is Punta Hermosa, which is roughly 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for San Bartolo?

The sea temperature at San Bartolo is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at San Bartolo. However, during late summer, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to San Bartolo?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during summer. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during February, March, and April when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to San Bartolo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about San Bartolo...

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