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

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

Tucume is a coastal city in Peru. It is a quite dense city close to the water with a population of 7043 people. The water temperature around Tucume varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 16°C (60.8°F) in September up to 21.4°C (70.6°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 18°C (65°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Tucume 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 Tucume?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Tucume is about:
19°C (67°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Tucume?

There are not many surf spots close to Tucume. The next good one is El Faro-Pacasmayo, which is just 65.1km (45.4miles) away from Tucume. Click here to check out more information on El Faro-Pacasmayo and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Tucume are Puemape, which is roughly 73km (45.4miles) away, and Chicama, located ca 87.1km (54.1miles) from Tucume.

Are there beaches near Tucume?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Tucume. A beach, which is not too far away, is Huanchaco, which is almost 121.2km (75.3miles) away from Tucume. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Mancora, which is roughly 185.4km (115.2miles) away from Tucume.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Tucume?

The sea temperature around Tucume is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (71°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Tucume. Nevertheless, during August, September, and October, sea temperatures come down to roughly 16°C (61°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tucume?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 16 to 21°C (61-70°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during spring when temperatures go up to 16 to 21°C (62-71°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Tucume: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Tucume...

Do you know what the the city Joppatowne in the United States, the city Cintre in the France, and the city Peissen in the Germany have in common with Tucume? Click on the links to find out...