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

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

Mecayapan is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 5005 people. The water temperature around Mecayapan changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 23.6°C (74.4°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Mecayapan 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 Mecayapan?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters close to Mecayapan is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Mecayapan. The next good one is Camaronera, which is almost 77.1km (47.9miles) away from Mecayapan. Click here for more information on Camaronera and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Destapador, which is ca 104.8km (65.1miles) away from Mecayapan. Another fun surfspot is Destapador, located approximately 104.8km (65.1miles) from Mecayapan.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Mecayapan?

No, not many beaches are located close to Mecayapan. The next good beach is Huatulco, which is almost 190km (118miles) away from Mecayapan. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Puerto Escondido, approximately 220.2km (136.7miles) away from Mecayapan.

What wetsuit do I need for Mecayapan?

The water temperature around Mecayapan is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, water temperatures drop down to roughly 24°C (74°F). In this season, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be fine without a wetsuit . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Mecayapan?

Due to relatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F) during February, March, and April. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mecayapan: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mecayapan...

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