Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Volcan Arenal
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Volcan Arenal...
Volcan Arenal is a geographical landform.
The water temperature around Volcan Arenal is almost steady throughout the year.
The temperature ranges from 27.4°C (81.4°F) in December up to 31°C (87.8°F) in the month of April, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Volcan Arenal 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 Volcan Arenal?
The current water temperature in the month of September near Volcan Arenal is approximately:
Are there surf spots near Volcan Arenal?
Not too many surf spots are located close to Volcan Arenal. A good spot nearby is Pottuvil Point, which is almost 313.2km (194.5miles) away from Volcan Arenal. Click here
for more information on Pottuvil Point and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Elephant rock
, which is roughly 317.7km (197.3miles) away from Volcan Arenal. Another good surfspot is Elephant rock
, located roughly 317.7km (197.3miles) from Volcan Arenal.
Are there beautiful beaches near Volcan Arenal?
No, not too many beaches are located in close proximity to Volcan Arenal. A good beach nearby is Nilaveli
, which is more than 272.7km (169.4miles) away from Volcan Arenal. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Nilaveli
, which is roughly 272.7km (169.4miles) away from Volcan Arenal.
What wetsuit is needed for Volcan Arenal?
The average water temperature at Volcan Arenal is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Volcan Arenal. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Volcan Arenal can be very strong.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Volcan Arenal?
Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 26 and 31°C (79-88°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Volcan Arenal: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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