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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tumaco, Colombia

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

Tumaco is a coastal city in Colombia. It is a rather medium-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 86713 people. The water temperature around Tumaco is close to steady year round. The temperature ranges from 26°C (78.7°F) in August up to 27.2°C (81°F) in the month of March, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Tumaco 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 Tumaco?

The current water temperature in the month of November in the waters around Tumaco is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Tumaco. A spot, which is not too far away, is Mompiche, which is more than 122.8km (76.2miles) away from Tumaco. Click here to check out more information on Mompiche and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out La bellaca, which is approximately 202.6km (125.9miles) away from Tumaco. Another surfspot is La bellaca, located approximately 202.6km (125.9miles) from Tumaco.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are in close proximity to Tumaco. A beach that might be worth checking out is Atacames, which is almost 95.4km (59.2miles) away from Tumaco. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Muisne, approximately 116.9km (72.6miles) away from Tumaco.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Tumaco?

The average sea temperature around Tumaco is very warm, around 27°C (80°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. That is why a wetsuit is often not required for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Tumaco, especially during the day and not windy conditions. Nevertheless, it can get a little bit chilly early mornings and during windy days. You might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit, jumpsuit or at least a rashguard to be prepared. The coldest months are July, August, and September. You should be fine without a wetsuit in the spring, especially during February, March, and April. However, keep in mind to bring UV protection, as the sun radiation around Tumaco can be very intense year round.

How is the diving and fishing near Tumaco?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are mostly very warm, reaching temperatures between 22 and 27°C (72-81°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Tumaco: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tumaco...

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