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

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

Mecatlan is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the ocean with a population of 5181 people. The water temperature around Mecatlan varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 23.3°C (73.9°F) in March up to 28.2°C (82.8°F) in the month of July, 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 summer, since Mecatlan 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 Mecatlan?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

Not too many surf spots are located in close proximity to Mecatlan. A spot, which is not too far away, is Playa norte, which is 120.7km (74.9miles) away from Mecatlan. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa norte and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Costalitos, which is 128.5km (79.8miles) away from Mecatlan. Another fun surfspot is Costalitos, located ca 128.5km (79.8miles) from Mecatlan.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are near to Mecatlan. The closest decent one is Acapulco, which is 273.2km (169.7miles) away from Mecatlan. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Puerto Escondido, which is ca 302.9km (188.1miles) away from Mecatlan.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for Mecatlan?

The average water temperature around Mecatlan is extremely warm, around 26°C (78°F), with only little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Mecatlan. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Mecatlan can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mecatlan?

Diving and fishing conditions stay very constant during the year. The waters around Mecatlan are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 23 and 28°C (74-83°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mecatlan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mecatlan...

Do you know what the the city Forked River in the United States, the city Piojo in the Colombia, and the city Nea Selefkeia in the Greece have in common with Mecatlan? Click on the links to find out...