Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Escuintla, Guatemala
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Escuintla...
Escuintla is a coastal city in Guatemala.
It is a fairly mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 103165 people.
The water temperature around Escuintla is close to steady during the year.
The temperature ranges from 27.1°C (80.7°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.9°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Escuintla 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 Escuintla?
The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters near Escuintla is about:
Are there surf spots near by?
There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Escuintla. A spot that might be worth checking out is La barra, which is just 26.4km (16.5miles) away from Escuintla. Click here
to check out more information on La barra and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Escuintla are Iztapa
, which is ca 26.6km (16.5miles) away, and Puerto San Jose
, located 26.9km (16.7miles) from Escuintla.
Are there gorgeous beaches near by?
Not many beaches are in proximity to Escuintla. The next good beach is Monterrico
, which is more than 35km (21.7miles) away from Escuintla. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Laughing Bird Caye
, which is ca 226.4km (140.6miles) away from Escuintla.
What wetsuit thickness is needed for Escuintla?
The average sea temperature around Escuintla is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Escuintla. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Escuintla can be particularly strong.
How is the diving and fishing near Escuintla?
Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters around Escuintla are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Escuintla: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.