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

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

Chilapa is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1953 people. The water temperature around Chilapa varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 22.6°C (72.7°F) in March up to 30.6°C (87.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Chilapa 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 Chilapa?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Chilapa is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Chilapa. The next good one is San Blas, which is just 35km (22.1miles) away from Chilapa. Click here to check out more information on San Blas and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Chilapa are las islitas, which is approximately 35.6km (22.1miles) away, and Stoners, located approximately 35.9km (22.3miles) from Chilapa.

Are there sandy beaches close to Chilapa?

There are not too many beaches near to Chilapa. A good beach nearby is Nuevo Vallarta, which is only 92.3km (57.3miles) away from Chilapa. Another fun beach near Chilapa is Puerto Vallarta, which is ca 95.2km (59.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Chilapa?

The sea temperature around Chilapa is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Chilapa. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures come down to 23°C (73°F). During this season, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for a significant amount of time, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light wetsuit top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Chilapa?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during February, March, and April. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures range from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chilapa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chilapa...

Do you know what the the island Galiano in Canada, the city Nocelleto in Italy, and the city Dapitan in Philippines have in common with Chilapa? Click on the links to find out...