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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Mercedes, Costa Rica

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

Mercedes is a coastal city in Costa Rica. It is a comparatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 26007 people. The water temperature around Mercedes has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.2°C (79.1°F) in March up to 29.7°C (85.4°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Mercedes 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 Mercedes?

The current water temperature in the month of July near Mercedes is approximately:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots close to Mercedes?

There are not too many surf spots close to Mercedes. The next good one is Playa Bejuca, which is 39.3km (24.6miles) away from Mercedes. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Playa Bejuca and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Mercedes are Bejuco, which is 39.6km (24.6miles) away, and Bajamar, located approximately 39.9km (24.8miles) from Mercedes.

Are there nice beaches near Mercedes?

No, there are not too many beaches near to Mercedes. A beach that might be worth checking out is Santa Teresa, which is just 24.7km (15.3miles) away from Mercedes. Another fun beach near Mercedes is Manuel Antonio National Park, which is roughly 42.5km (26.4miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Mercedes?

The average water temperature around Mercedes is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Mercedes. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Mercedes can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Mercedes?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Mercedes: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Mercedes...

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