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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Los Mochis, Mexico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Los Mochis...

Los Mochis is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a fairly medium-sized town close to the water with a population of 214601 people. The water temperature around Los Mochis varies extremely throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 17.8°C (64.1°F) in February up to 30.4°C (86.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (75°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Los Mochis 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 Los Mochis?

The current water temperature in the month of August near Los Mochis is ca:
30°C (87°F)

Are there surf spots located close to Los Mochis?

Not many surf spots are located in close proximity to Los Mochis. A spot, which is not too far away, is Playa Los Cerritos, which is 185.7km (115.3miles) away from Los Mochis. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Playa Los Cerritos and its water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try Milagro, which is 192.1km (119.3miles) away from Los Mochis. Another fun surfspot is Milagro, located ca 192.1km (119.3miles) from Los Mochis.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are in close proximity to Los Mochis. A beach, which is not too far away, is Cabo San Lucas, which is 209.2km (129.9miles) away from Los Mochis. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Mazatlán, which is ca 240.4km (149.3miles) away from Los Mochis.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Los Mochis?

The sea temperature around Los Mochis 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 normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Los Mochis. However, during late winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 18°C (64°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, 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 better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Los Mochis?

Due to significant temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (64-73°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish which like to swim in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Los Mochis: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Los Mochis...

Do you know what the the city Jonkowo in Poland, the city Wanutengah in Indonesia, and the city St Georg in Germany have in common with Los Mochis? Click on the links to find out...