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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santiago de los Caballeros...

Santiago de los Caballeros is a coastal city in the Dominican Republic. It is a comparatively big coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1200000 people. The water temperature around Santiago de los Caballeros has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.1°C (77.1°F) in February up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Santiago de los Caballeros 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 Santiago de los Caballeros?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Santiago de los Caballeros is approximately:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Santiago de los Caballeros. A spot, which is not too far away, is Sosua, which is 24.8km (17.4miles) away from Santiago de los Caballeros. Click here for directions and for more information on Sosua and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Santiago de los Caballeros are Encuentro, which is 28km (17.4miles) away, and Cabarete, located 28.2km (17.5miles) from Santiago de los Caballeros.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Santiago de los Caballeros. A beach, which is not too far away, is Labadee, which is 103.2km (64.1miles) away from Santiago de los Caballeros. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Île à Rat, approximately 108.1km (67.2miles) away from Santiago de los Caballeros.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Santiago de los Caballeros?

The average water temperature around Santiago de los Caballeros is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Santiago de los Caballeros. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Santiago de los Caballeros can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Santiago de los Caballeros?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Santiago de los Caballeros: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Santiago de los Caballeros...

Do you know what the the city Oricola in Italy, the city Duigougang in China, and the city Montross in United States have in common with Santiago de los Caballeros? Click on the links to find out...