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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El Cortijo, Mexico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about El Cortijo...

El Cortijo is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 1979 people. The water temperature around El Cortijo has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 24.6°C (76.2°F) in April up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since El Cortijo 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 El Cortijo?

The current water temperature in the month of January near El Cortijo is ca:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots located close to El Cortijo?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to El Cortijo. The closest decent spot is Barra Vieja, which is almost 38km (23.6miles) away from El Cortijo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Barra Vieja and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out La Barrita, which is 137.5km (85.4miles) away from El Cortijo. Another fun surfspot is La Barrita, located 137.5km (85.4miles) from El Cortijo.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are in proximity to El Cortijo. A good beach nearby is Acapulco, which is 49.3km (30.6miles) away from El Cortijo. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Puerto Escondido, 158.6km (98.5miles) away from El Cortijo.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for El Cortijo?

The sea temperature around El Cortijo is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around El Cortijo. However, during spring, temperatures reach lows of nearly 25°C (76°F). In this season, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to El Cortijo?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during spring. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during summer when sea temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to El Cortijo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about El Cortijo...

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