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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Ixticpan, Mexico

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

Ixticpan is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 1551 people. The water temperature around Ixticpan has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 23.6°C (74.4°F) in January up to 28.4°C (83.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Ixticpan 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 Ixticpan?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters close to Ixticpan is approximately:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Ixticpan. A good spot nearby is Playa norte, which is 87.7km (57.8miles) away from Ixticpan. Click here for more information on Playa norte and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Ixticpan are Destapador, which is 93.1km (57.8miles) away, and Costalitos, located ca 95.1km (59.1miles) from Ixticpan.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located near to Ixticpan. The closest decent beach is Acapulco, which is 264.1km (164miles) away from Ixticpan. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Puerto Escondido, which is ca 273.5km (169.9miles) away from Ixticpan.

What wetsuit is recommended for Ixticpan?

The average water temperature around Ixticpan is extremely warm, around 26°C (79°F), with no significant changes 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 Ixticpan. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Ixticpan can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Ixticpan?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Ixticpan are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Ixticpan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Ixticpan...

Do you know what the the city Sluis in the Netherlands, the city Emerald Lake Hills in the United States, and the city Wutong in the China have in common with Ixticpan? Click on the links to find out...