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

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

Ticapampa is a coastal city in Peru. The water temperature around Ticapampa changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.9°F) in May up to 21.3°C (70.3°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Ticapampa 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 Ticapampa?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Ticapampa is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Ticapampa. A spot, which is not too far away, is Playa Grande, which is roughly 54.2km (39.9miles) away from Ticapampa. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa Grande and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Ticapampa are Bermejo, which is ca 64.3km (39.9miles) away, and Centinela, located 91.9km (57.1miles) from Ticapampa.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are close to Ticapampa. The next good one is Ancón, which is more than 138.5km (86.1miles) away from Ticapampa. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Huanchaco, 160.4km (99.6miles) away from Ticapampa.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Ticapampa?

The sea temperature around Ticapampa is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late spring, temperatures come down to approximately 15°C (60°F). During these months, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good 2/3mm suit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a pair of boots and a wetsuit hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near Ticapampa?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during April, May, and June. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog love this temperature range. The conditions change during spring when water temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Ticapampa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Ticapampa...

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