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

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

La Playa is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1417 people. The water temperature around La Playa changes significantly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.1°C (68.2°F) in March up to 30.7°C (87.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since La Playa 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 Playa?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters around La Playa is ca:
24°C (75°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to La Playa. The closest one is Zippers, which is 3.8km (2.5miles) away from La Playa. Click here for directions and for more information on Zippers and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near La Playa are The rock, which is approximately 4km (2.5miles) away, and Costa Azul, located roughly 4.6km (2.8miles) from La Playa.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to La Playa. A beach, which is not too far away, is Cabo San Lucas, which is almost 19.9km (12.3miles) away from La Playa. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Mazatlán, 207.2km (128.7miles) away from La Playa.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for La Playa?

The sea temperature around La Playa is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°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 scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, water temperatures drop down to nearly 20°C (68°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near La Playa?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Playa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about La Playa...

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