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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Melchor Ocampo, Mexico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Melchor Ocampo...

Melchor Ocampo is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 3821 people. The water temperature around Melchor Ocampo has slight variability year round. The temperature ranges from 22.4°C (72.3°F) in February up to 28.4°C (83.2°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 26°C (79°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Melchor Ocampo 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 Melchor Ocampo?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters around Melchor Ocampo is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in proximity to Melchor Ocampo. The next good one is Puerto Arista, which is more than 148.5km (92.2miles) away from Melchor Ocampo. Click here for directions and for more information on Puerto Arista and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also try surfing Costalitos, which is 193.2km (120miles) away from Melchor Ocampo. Another good surfspot is Costalitos, located approximately 193.2km (120miles) from Melchor Ocampo.

Are there white sand beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located close to Melchor Ocampo. The next good one is Huatulco, which is almost 241.6km (150.1miles) away from Melchor Ocampo. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Puerto Escondido, which is approximately 288.5km (179.2miles) away from Melchor Ocampo.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Melchor Ocampo?

The sea temperature around Melchor Ocampo is extremely warm, reaching up to 28°C (83°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Melchor Ocampo. Nevertheless, during January, February, and March, water temperatures come down to 22°C (72°F). During this season, a light wetsuit top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Melchor Ocampo?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F) during January, February, and March. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures go up to 23 to 28°C (74-83°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Melchor Ocampo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Melchor Ocampo...

Do you know what the the city Poquoson in the United States, the city Ribarroja in the Spain, and Penguin Reef have in common with Melchor Ocampo? Click on the links to find out...