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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Cruz, Mexico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Cruz...

La Cruz is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 15500 people. The water temperature around La Cruz varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 20.7°C (69.3°F) in March up to 30.4°C (86.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since La Cruz 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 La Cruz?

The current water temperature in the month of February near La Cruz is approximately:
22°C (71°F)

Are there surf spots close to La Cruz?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to La Cruz. The closest one is Milagro, which is just 8.7km (7.9miles) away from La Cruz. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Milagro and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near La Cruz are Patoles, which is approximately 12.6km (7.9miles) away, and Rucos, located ca 38.5km (23.9miles) from La Cruz.

Are there beaches near La Cruz?

No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to La Cruz. The closest decent one is Mazatlán, which is almost 55.6km (34.5miles) away from La Cruz. If you have some extra time, you can also try Cabo San Lucas, which is roughly 205.3km (127.5miles) away from La Cruz.

What wetsuit do I need for La Cruz?

The water temperature around La Cruz is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around La Cruz. However, during February, March, and April, water temperatures cool down to 21°C (69°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to La Cruz?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Cruz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Cruz...

Do you know what the the city Doorn in the Netherlands, the city Bayt Lahya in the Palestinian Territory, and the city Sepulu in the Indonesia have in common with La Cruz? Click on the links to find out...