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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Ana, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Ana...

Santa Ana is a coastal city in Costa Rica. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 8029 people. The water temperature around Santa Ana has low variability during the year. 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 shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Santa Ana is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Santa Ana. The next good one is Playa Bejuca, which is about 33.2km (20.8miles) away from Santa Ana. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Playa Bejuca and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Santa Ana are Bejuco, which is approximately 33.5km (20.8miles) away, and Agujas, located ca 35.2km (21.9miles) from Santa Ana.

Are there white sand beaches close to Santa Ana?

There are not too many beaches near to Santa Ana. A good beach nearby is Santa Teresa, which is just 27.4km (17miles) away from Santa Ana. Another good beach near Santa Ana is Manuel Antonio National Park, which is ca 37.5km (23.3miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Santa Ana?

The average sea temperature around Santa Ana is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Santa Ana. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Santa Ana can be very strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Santa Ana?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish can often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Santa Ana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santa Ana...

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