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

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

Iztapa is a surf spot in Guatemala. The water temperature around Iztapa is 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 shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Iztapa 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 at Iztapa?

The current water temperature in the month of November at Iztapa is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Iztapa. The nearest one is La barra, which is only 3.6km (2.2miles) away from Iztapa. Click here for directions and for more information on La barra and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Iztapa is Puerto San Jose, which is approximately 6.7km (4.2miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are in close proximity to Iztapa. A beach, which is not too far away, is Monterrico, which is almost 16.3km (10.1miles) away from Iztapa. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Laughing Bird Caye, which is ca 241.4km (149.9miles) away from Iztapa.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Iztapa?

The average water temperature at Iztapa is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Iztapa. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Iztapa can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Iztapa?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Iztapa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Iztapa...

Do you know what the the city Beauly in United Kingdom, the geo Lacaze-Duthiers Canyon , and the city Broadmeadows in Australia have in common with Iztapa? Click on the links to find out...