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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cacalchen, Mexico

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

Cacalchen is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 6671 people. The water temperature around Cacalchen changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 22.5°C (72.5°F) in January up to 28.4°C (83.1°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cacalchen 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 Cacalchen?

The current water temperature in the month of January near Cacalchen is approximately:
23°C (73°F)

Are there surf spots near Cacalchen?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Cacalchen. A good spot nearby is Playa Delphine, which is almost 159km (98.7miles) away from Cacalchen. Click here to check out more information on Playa Delphine and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Isla Mujeres, which is ca 161.7km (100.4miles) away from Cacalchen. Another fun surfspot is Isla Mujeres, located roughly 161.7km (100.4miles) from Cacalchen.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Cacalchen. A beach that might be worth checking out is Playa del Carmen, which is almost 141.4km (87.8miles) away from Cacalchen. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Punta Maroma, which is roughly 147km (91.3miles) away from Cacalchen.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Cacalchen?

The water temperature around Cacalchen is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during winter, water temperatures drop down to roughly 23°C (73°F). In this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Cacalchen?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cacalchen: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Cacalchen...

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