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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Rafael Abajo, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Rafael Abajo...

San Rafael Abajo is a coastal city in Costa Rica. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 27419 people. The water temperature around San Rafael Abajo has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 27.5°C (81.6°F) in December up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since San Rafael Abajo 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 near San Rafael Abajo?

The current water temperature in the month of April near San Rafael Abajo is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots located close to San Rafael Abajo?

There are not many surf spots close to San Rafael Abajo. A good spot nearby is Playa Bejuca, which is roughly 23.7km (14.8miles) away from San Rafael Abajo. Click here to check out more information on Playa Bejuca and its water temperature. Other surfspots near San Rafael Abajo are Bejuco, which is 23.8km (14.8miles) away, and Esterillos, located approximately 25.5km (15.9miles) from San Rafael Abajo.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to San Rafael Abajo. The next good one is Jacó, which is 27.7km (17.2miles) away from San Rafael Abajo. Another fun beach near San Rafael Abajo is Playa Herradura, 28.2km (17.5miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for San Rafael Abajo?

The average sea temperature around San Rafael Abajo is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around San Rafael Abajo. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around San Rafael Abajo can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to San Rafael Abajo?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters around San Rafael Abajo are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Rafael Abajo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about San Rafael Abajo...

Do you know what the the city Guiscriff in France, the city Ligosullo in Italy, and the city Agutaya in Philippines have in common with San Rafael Abajo? Click on the links to find out...