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

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

Tauca is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Tauca varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 15.7°C (60.3°F) in September up to 23.9°C (75°F) in the month of February, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (64°F) and the best time for water activities is late winter, since Tauca 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 Tauca?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Tauca is about:
17°C (62°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Tauca. A spot, which is not too far away, is Las Delicias, which is about 69.2km (48.8miles) away from Tauca. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Las Delicias and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Tauca are Huanchaco, which is roughly 78.6km (48.8miles) away, and Playa Grande, located ca 90.3km (56.1miles) from Tauca.

Are there beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Tauca. The closest decent one is Huanchaco, which is 76km (47.2miles) away from Tauca. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Ancón, which is 232.7km (144.5miles) away from Tauca.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Tauca?

The sea temperature around Tauca 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 stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during August, September, and October, water temperatures drop down to approximately 16°C (60°F). In this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to be able to stay in the water for extended hours, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tauca?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (60-69°F) during August, September, and October. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during January, February, and March when temperatures reach 19 to 24°C (66-75°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin.

Directions to Tauca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tauca...

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