Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Defensa, Mexico
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Defensa...
La Defensa is a coastal city in Mexico.
It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1540 people.
The water temperature around La Defensa varies slightly year round.
The temperature ranges from 22.4°C (72.3°F) in February up to 28.4°C (83.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since La Defensa 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 Defensa?
The current water temperature in the month of February near La Defensa is about:
Are there surf spots close by?
There are not too many surf spots in proximity to La Defensa. The next good one is Playa norte, which is just 80.6km (53.5miles) away from La Defensa. Click here
to check out more information on Playa norte and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near La Defensa are Destapador
, which is approximately 86.1km (53.5miles) away, and Costalitos
, located approximately 89.2km (55.4miles) from La Defensa.
Are there beaches close to La Defensa?
No, not too many beaches are located in proximity to La Defensa. The next good beach is Puerto Escondido
, which is more than 293km (182miles) away from La Defensa. If you have some extra time, you can also try Acapulco
, which is 295.8km (183.7miles) away from La Defensa.
What wetsuit is needed for La Defensa?
The water temperature around La Defensa is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°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 diving around La Defensa. However, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 22°C (72°F). During this time, a 1mm wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to La Defensa?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to La Defensa: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
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