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

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

El Ocotito is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 5983 people. The water temperature around El Ocotito changes slightly throughout the year. 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 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 El Ocotito 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 Ocotito?

The current water temperature in the month of May near El Ocotito is about:
26°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to El Ocotito. A good spot nearby is Barra Vieja, which is more than 39.3km (24.4miles) away from El Ocotito. Click here to check out more information on Barra Vieja and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Las Gatas, which is approximately 136.6km (84.9miles) away from El Ocotito. Another good surfspot is Las Gatas, located 136.6km (84.9miles) from El Ocotito.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to El Ocotito. A good beach nearby is Acapulco, which is more than 35.8km (22.3miles) away from El Ocotito. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ixtapa, which is 140.1km (87miles) away from El Ocotito.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for El Ocotito?

The sea temperature around El Ocotito 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during March, April, and May, temperatures drop down to 25°C (76°F). During this time, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to El Ocotito?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during March, April, and May. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to El Ocotito: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about El Ocotito...

Do you know what the the city Tammun in the Palestinian Territory, the city Peukanbada in the Indonesia, and the city Polk City in the United States have in common with El Ocotito? Click on the links to find out...