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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Willemstad, Curacao

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

Willemstad is a coastal city in Curacao. It is a comparatively average coastal town close to the water with a population of 125000 people. The water temperature around Willemstad is almost steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 25°C (77°F) in April up to 28.3°C (82.9°F) in the month of December, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early winter, since Willemstad 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 Willemstad?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Willemstad is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near Willemstad?

There are not too many surf spots close to Willemstad. A spot that might be worth checking out is Sint Joris Baai, which is about 6.9km (48.2miles) away from Willemstad. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sint Joris Baai and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Willemstad are Wariruri, which is 77.6km (48.2miles) away, and Dooms, located roughly 82.7km (51.4miles) from Willemstad.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Willemstad. One beach, which is not too far away, is Palm Beach, which is just 81.2km (50.4miles) away from Willemstad. Another nice beach near Willemstad is Eagle Beach, which is ca 81.7km (50.7miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Willemstad?

The average water temperature around Willemstad is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Willemstad. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Willemstad can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Willemstad?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Willemstad: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Willemstad...

Do you know what the the city La Flecha in Honduras, the city Lourical in Portugal, and the city Garding in Germany have in common with Willemstad? Click on the links to find out...