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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Cartago, Costa Rica

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

Cartago is a coastal city in Costa Rica. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 26594 people. The water temperature around Cartago is close to constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.1°F) in March up to 29.5°C (85.1°F) in the month of September, 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 early fall, since Cartago 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 Cartago?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Cartago is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Cartago?

There are not many surf spots close to Cartago. A spot, which is not too far away, is Playitas, which is about 36.3km (22.6miles) away from Cartago. Click here for directions and for more information on Playitas and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cartago are Manuel Antonio, which is roughly 36.4km (22.6miles) away, and Playa Bejuca, located 41.9km (26miles) from Cartago.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to Cartago. One beach, which is not too far away, is Santa Teresa, which is just 10.5km (6.5miles) away from Cartago. Another beach near Cartago is Manuel Antonio National Park, roughly 35.8km (22.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cartago?

The average sea temperature around Cartago is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Cartago. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Cartago can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Cartago?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cartago: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Cartago...

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