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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Juan, Puerto Rico

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

San Juan is a beach in Puerto Rico. The water temperature around San Juan has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.9°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.8°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since San Juan 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 Juan?

The current water temperature in the month of August at San Juan is about:
29°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to San Juan. The closest one is La Ocho, which is 0.9km (1.8miles) away from San Juan. Click here to check out more information on La Ocho and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near San Juan are La Bomba, which is ca 2.8km (1.8miles) away, and Cochino, located approximately 4.9km (3.1miles) from San Juan.

Are there any other gorgeous beaches located close to San Juan?

There are several beautiful beaches in close proximity to San Juan. The nearest one is Balneario del Escambron, which is just 1km (0.6miles) away from San Juan. Another nice beach near San Juan is Condado Beach, which is 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for San Juan?

The average sea temperature at San Juan is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at San Juan. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at San Juan can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing near San Juan?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters at San Juan are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Juan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about San Juan...

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