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

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

Jaltocan is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 1026 people. The water temperature around Jaltocan has average variability year round. The temperature ranges from 23.3°C (73.9°F) in March up to 29.2°C (84.6°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Jaltocan 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 Jaltocan?

The current water temperature in the month of April near Jaltocan is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in proximity to Jaltocan. A good spot nearby is Escolleras, which is 113.8km (70.7miles) away from Jaltocan. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Escolleras and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Destapador, which is ca 150.9km (93.7miles) away from Jaltocan. Another good surfspot is Destapador, located roughly 150.9km (93.7miles) from Jaltocan.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in close proximity to Jaltocan. A good beach nearby is Acapulco, which is almost 293.3km (182.2miles) away from Jaltocan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Ixtapa, which is roughly 321.9km (199.9miles) away from Jaltocan.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is needed for Jaltocan?

The water temperature around Jaltocan is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Jaltocan. However, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 23°C (74°F). During this time, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Jaltocan?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during February, March, and April. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Jaltocan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

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