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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santo Domingo, Chile

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santo Domingo...

Santo Domingo is a surf spot in Chile. The water temperature around Santo Domingo varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 10.8°C (51.4°F) in August up to 17.1°C (62.8°F) in the month of February, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 14°C (58°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Santo Domingo 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 at Santo Domingo?

The current water temperature in the month of February at Santo Domingo is approximately:
17°C (63°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Santo Domingo. The closest one is Las Cruces, which is 9.2km (5.7miles) away from Santo Domingo. Click here to check out more information on Las Cruces and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Santo Domingo is Chepica, which is roughly 11.9km (7.4miles) away.

Are there beaches located close to Santo Domingo?

No, not many beaches are located near to Santo Domingo. A good beach nearby is Las Grutas, which is almost 602.6km (374.3miles) away from Santo Domingo. If you have some extra time, you can also try Puerto Madryn, roughly 714.7km (443.9miles) away from Santo Domingo.

What wetsuit is recommended for Santo Domingo?

The water temperature at Santo Domingo is relatively cold, reaching up to 17°C (63°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late summer, sea temperatures reach lows of 11°C (51°F). During these months, a 5/4 wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine with a very high-quality 4/3mm suit for short periods of time . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a pair of boots, a hoodie and a gloves.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Santo Domingo?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 11 to 16°C (51-60°F) during July, August, and September. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during winter when water temperatures go up to 12 to 17°C (54-63°F). Fish that can often times be found in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Santo Domingo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Santo Domingo...

Do you know what the the city Berlevag in Norway, the geo Trask Knoll , and the city Laventure in Mauritius have in common with Santo Domingo? Click on the links to find out...