Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Teresa...
Santa Teresa is a surf spot in Costa Rica.
The water temperature around Santa Teresa has low variability throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80.1°F) in October up to 29.3°C (84.7°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Santa Teresa 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 Santa Teresa?
The current water temperature in the month of May at Santa Teresa is approximately:
Are there any other surf spots close by?
Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Santa Teresa. The closest one is Mal Pais- Santa Teresa, which is just 1.3km (0.8miles) away from Santa Teresa. Click here
to check out more information on Mal Pais- Santa Teresa and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Santa Teresa is Playa Coyote
, which is 12.9km (8miles) away.
Are there beaches close by?
No, there are not too many beaches close to Santa Teresa. The closest decent beach is Montezuma
, which is only 7.1km (4.4miles) away from Santa Teresa. Another fun beach near Santa Teresa is Puntarenas
, roughly 32.9km (20.5miles) away.
What wetsuit do I need for Santa Teresa?
The average water temperature at Santa Teresa is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Santa Teresa. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Santa Teresa can be very strong.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Santa Teresa?
Fishing and diving conditions change very little year round. The waters at Santa Teresa are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Santa Teresa: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Interesting facts about Santa Teresa...
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