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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Colonia Santa Barbara, Mexico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Colonia Santa Barbara...

Colonia Santa Barbara is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a quite dense city close to the ocean with a population of 8617 people. The water temperature around Colonia Santa Barbara has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 22.9°C (73.3°F) in February up to 28.6°C (83.5°F) in the month of June, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Colonia Santa Barbara 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 Colonia Santa Barbara?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Colonia Santa Barbara is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Colonia Santa Barbara. A good spot nearby is Playa norte, which is 50.9km (34.9miles) away from Colonia Santa Barbara. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa norte and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Colonia Santa Barbara are Destapador, which is approximately 56.2km (34.9miles) away, and Costalitos, located roughly 57.9km (36miles) from Colonia Santa Barbara.

Are there beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Colonia Santa Barbara. The closest decent beach is Puerto Escondido, which is more than 251.6km (156.3miles) away from Colonia Santa Barbara. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Huatulco, roughly 263.2km (163.5miles) away from Colonia Santa Barbara.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Colonia Santa Barbara?

The sea temperature around Colonia Santa Barbara is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of May, June, and Jul. During this time, in the early summer, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures drop down to nearly 23°C (73°F). During these months, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Colonia Santa Barbara?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (73-82°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Colonia Santa Barbara: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Colonia Santa Barbara...

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