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

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

El Progreso is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 1305 people. The water temperature around El Progreso has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 22.4°C (72.3°F) in February up to 28.4°C (83.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since El Progreso 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 Progreso?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near El Progreso is about:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to El Progreso. The closest decent spot is Playa norte, which is 96.2km (59.8miles) away from El Progreso. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa norte and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Costalitos, which is approximately 104.2km (64.7miles) away from El Progreso. Another fun surfspot is Costalitos, located roughly 104.2km (64.7miles) from El Progreso.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to El Progreso. A beach, which is not too far away, is Acapulco, which is 274.3km (170.4miles) away from El Progreso. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Puerto Escondido, which is roughly 287.7km (178.7miles) away from El Progreso.

What wetsuit is needed for El Progreso?

The water temperature around El Progreso is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°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 Progreso. Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures drop down to nearly 22°C (72°F). In this season, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for extended hours, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or 1mm top . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near El Progreso?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish that like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to El Progreso: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about El Progreso...

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