Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Rosa, Peru
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Rosa...
Santa Rosa is a coastal city in Peru.
The water temperature around Santa Rosa changes moderately during the year.
The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.9°F) in October up to 20.9°C (69.5°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Santa Rosa 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 near Santa Rosa?
The current water temperature in the month of January near Santa Rosa is ca:
Are there surf spots in close proximity to Santa Rosa?
There are not many surf spots close to Santa Rosa. A good spot nearby is El Faro-Pacasmayo, which is just 43.2km (31.8miles) away from Santa Rosa. Click here
for more information on El Faro-Pacasmayo and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Santa Rosa are Puemape
, which is approximately 51.1km (31.8miles) away, and Chicama
, located approximately 65.3km (40.6miles) from Santa Rosa.
Are there sandy beaches close by?
Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Santa Rosa. The closest decent beach is Huanchaco
, which is almost 101km (62.7miles) away from Santa Rosa. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Mancora
, approximately 207.1km (128.6miles) away from Santa Rosa.
What kind of wetsuit do I need for Santa Rosa?
The sea temperature around Santa Rosa is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during , water temperatures reach lows of nearly 16°C (60°F). During this time, a 4/3 wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.
How is the diving and fishing close to Santa Rosa?
Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during . Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during January, February, and March when sea temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.
Directions to Santa Rosa: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.