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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Masatepe, Nicaragua

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Masatepe...

Masatepe is a coastal city in Nicaragua. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 21452 people. The water temperature around Masatepe has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 24.6°C (76.2°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Masatepe 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 Masatepe?

The current water temperature in the month of September near Masatepe is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near Masatepe?

There are not too many surf spots close to Masatepe. A good spot nearby is Popoyo, which is roughly 32.4km (20.8miles) away from Masatepe. Click here for more information on Popoyo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Masatepe are Santana, which is roughly 33.5km (20.8miles) away, and Colorado, located 36km (22.4miles) from Masatepe.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to Masatepe. The next good one is Gulf of Papagayo, which is only 85.5km (53.1miles) away from Masatepe. Another beautiful beach near Masatepe is Playa Blanca, roughly 95.5km (59.3miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Masatepe?

The water temperature around Masatepe is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of June, July, and August. During this time, in the summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, sea temperatures reach lows of roughly 25°C (76°F). During these months, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to stay in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Masatepe?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during winter. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during summer when sea temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Masatepe: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Masatepe...

Do you know what the the island Hog in the United States, the city Kaligutan in the Philippines, and the city Arveyres in the France have in common with Masatepe? Click on the links to find out...