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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ixchiguan, Guatemala

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

Ixchiguan is a coastal city in Guatemala. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2263 people. The water temperature around Ixchiguan has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 27.5°C (81.5°F) in February up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Ixchiguan 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 Ixchiguan?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters near Ixchiguan is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Ixchiguan. A spot, which is not too far away, is Puerto Madero, which is 49.2km (39miles) away from Ixchiguan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Puerto Madero and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Ixchiguan are Champerico, which is approximately 62.7km (39miles) away, and Zipacate, located 101.2km (62.8miles) from Ixchiguan.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are near to Ixchiguan. One that might be worth checking out is Monterrico, which is almost 130.4km (81miles) away from Ixchiguan. If you don't mind the drive, you can also check out Maya Beach, approximately 253.4km (157.4miles) away from Ixchiguan.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Ixchiguan?

The average water temperature around Ixchiguan is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Ixchiguan. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Ixchiguan can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ixchiguan?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ixchiguan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Ixchiguan...

Do you know what the the city Moreira in Portugal, the city Castellina Marittima in Italy, and Antelope Shoal have in common with Ixchiguan? Click on the links to find out...