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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Talara, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Talara...

Talara is a coastal city in Peru. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 99074 people. The water temperature around Talara has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 16.8°C (62.2°F) in September up to 24.1°C (75.5°F) in the month of February, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Talara 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 Talara?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters around Talara is ca:
17°C (63°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Talara. The nearest one is El Golf, which is only 2.1km (4.5miles) away from Talara. Click here for more information on El Golf and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Talara are Balconies, which is 7.2km (4.5miles) away, and Baterias, located ca 8.5km (5.3miles) from Talara.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Talara. A good beach nearby is Mancora, which is 36.2km (22.5miles) away from Talara. Another beautiful beach near Talara is Contralmirante Villar, which is approximately 58.3km (36.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Talara?

The sea temperature around Talara is warm, reaching up to 24°C (75°F) in the months of January, February, and March. During this time, in the late summer, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, temperatures cool down to roughly 17°C (62°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Talara?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 17 to 22°C (62-71°F) during August, September, and October. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during winter when temperatures go up to 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Talara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Talara...

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