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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tayrona Ridge

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tayrona Ridge...

Tayrona Ridge is a geographical landform. The water temperature around Tayrona Ridge is nearly constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.1°F) in April up to 29.1°C (84.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Tayrona Ridge 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 Tayrona Ridge?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Tayrona Ridge is ca:
27°C (80°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located close to Tayrona Ridge. The closest decent spot is Isla Grande, which is 347km (215.6miles) away from Tayrona Ridge. Click here to check out more information on Isla Grande and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out EL Playon, which is roughly 348.5km (216.4miles) away from Tayrona Ridge. Another fun surfspot is EL Playon, located 348.5km (216.4miles) from Tayrona Ridge.

Are there sandy beaches close to Tayrona Ridge?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Tayrona Ridge. A beach that might be worth checking out is San Andrés island, which is more than 153.8km (95.5miles) away from Tayrona Ridge. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Tortuguero, 335.7km (208.5miles) away from Tayrona Ridge.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Tayrona Ridge?

The average sea temperature at Tayrona Ridge is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Tayrona Ridge. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Tayrona Ridge can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tayrona Ridge?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters at Tayrona Ridge are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tayrona Ridge: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tayrona Ridge...

Do you know what the the city Saint-Jean-de-Fos in France, the city Marica in Indonesia, and the city Benamaurel in Spain have in common with Tayrona Ridge? Click on the links to find out...