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

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

La Punta is a surf spot in Mexico. The water temperature around La Punta has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.5°C (79.6°F) in December up to 29.8°C (85.7°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since La Punta 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 La Punta?

The current water temperature in the month of October at La Punta is about:
30°C (86°F)

Are there any other surf spots located close to La Punta?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to La Punta. The nearest one is Puerto Escondido, which is 1.3km (0.8miles) away from La Punta. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Puerto Escondido and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near La Punta is Puerto Escondido Left, which is approximately 1.9km (1.2miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches in proximity to La Punta. A beach that might be worth checking out is Puerto Escondido, which is just 2.8km (1.8miles) away from La Punta. Another fun beach near La Punta is Huatulco, which is 61.7km (38.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for La Punta?

The average sea temperature at La Punta is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at La Punta. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at La Punta can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to La Punta?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to roam around in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Punta: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about La Punta...

Do you know what the the city Baliuag in the Philippines, the geo West Pasig Shoal , and the city Richmond in the Australia have in common with La Punta? Click on the links to find out...