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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Monterrico, Guatemala

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

Monterrico is a beach in Guatemala. The water temperature around Monterrico is almost constant during the year. The temperature ranges from 27.1°C (80.7°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of July, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Monterrico 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 Monterrico?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Monterrico is about:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Monterrico. The nearest one is Monterrico, which is just 0.3km (10.1miles) away from Monterrico. Click here for more information on Monterrico and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Monterrico are Iztapa, which is ca 16.3km (10.1miles) away, and La barra, located approximately 19.8km (12.3miles) from Monterrico.

Are there any other beautiful beaches near by?

No, not many beaches are close to Monterrico. One that might be worth checking out is Laughing Bird Caye, which is more than 232.3km (144.3miles) away from Monterrico. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Maya Beach, which is 235.1km (146miles) away from Monterrico.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Monterrico?

The average water temperature at Monterrico is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Monterrico. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Monterrico can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Monterrico?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters at Monterrico are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Monterrico: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Monterrico...

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