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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Acajutla, El Salvador

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

Acajutla is a coastal city in El Salvador. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 22763 people. The water temperature around Acajutla is almost steady year round. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80°F) in December up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Acajutla 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 Acajutla?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Acajutla is ca:
29°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Acajutla?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Acajutla. The nearest one is Barra de Santiago, which is 16.2km (10.3miles) away from Acajutla. Click here for directions and for more information on Barra de Santiago and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Acajutla are Mizata, which is ca 16.6km (10.3miles) away, and K59, located approximately 24.6km (15.3miles) from Acajutla.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are near to Acajutla. The closest decent beach is Monterrico, which is more than 48.5km (30.1miles) away from Acajutla. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Laughing Bird Caye, ca 224.7km (139.5miles) away from Acajutla.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Acajutla?

The average sea temperature around Acajutla is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Acajutla. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Acajutla can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Acajutla?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Acajutla: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Acajutla...

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