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

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

Cozumel is a beach in Mexico. The water temperature around Cozumel has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.3°C (79.3°F) in February up to 29°C (84.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Cozumel 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 at Cozumel?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Cozumel is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Cozumel. A spot that might be worth checking out is Playa Delphine, which is about 47.6km (31.2miles) away from Cozumel. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Playa Delphine and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Cozumel are Chacmool, which is 50.2km (31.2miles) away, and Isla Mujeres, located roughly 56.8km (35.3miles) from Cozumel.

Are there any other beaches near by?

Yes, there are more beaches in proximity to Cozumel. The closest one is Playa del Carmen, which is just 17.3km (10.8miles) away from Cozumel. Another beautiful beach near Cozumel is Punta Maroma, which is approximately 21.9km (13.6miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Cozumel?

The average water temperature at Cozumel is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Cozumel. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Cozumel can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Cozumel?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Cozumel: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Cozumel...

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