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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mazatlán, Mexico

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

Mazatlán is a beach in Mexico. The water temperature around Mazatlán changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 20.1°C (68.1°F) in March up to 30°C (85.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Mazatlán 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 Mazatlán?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Mazatlán is approximately:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near Mazatlán?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Mazatlán. The nearest one is Valentinos, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away from Mazatlán. Click here for more information on Valentinos and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Mazatlán are El Camaron, which is 2.4km (1.5miles) away, and Los pinos, located approximately 3km (1.9miles) from Mazatlán.

Are there any other nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Mazatlán. A beach that might be worth checking out is Nuevo Vallarta, which is 190.6km (118.4miles) away from Mazatlán. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Puerto Vallarta, which is roughly 195.1km (121.2miles) away from Mazatlán.

Which wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mazatlán?

The water temperature at Mazatlán is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 20°C (68°F). In this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, 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 recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mazatlán?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during August, September, and October when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mazatlán: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mazatlán...

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