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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 surf spot in Guatemala. The water temperature around Monterrico is nearly steady year round. 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 any other surf spots located close to Monterrico?

Yes, there are a few surf spots close to Monterrico. The closest one is Iztapa, which is just 16.2km (10.1miles) away from Monterrico. Click here to check out more information on Iztapa and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Monterrico is La barra, which is roughly 19.7km (12.3miles) away.

Are there beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located in proximity to Monterrico. The closest decent one is Monterrico, which is almost 0.3km (0.2miles) away from Monterrico. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Laughing Bird Caye, which is roughly 232.6km (144.5miles) away from Monterrico.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Monterrico?

The average sea temperature at Monterrico is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Monterrico. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Monterrico can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Monterrico?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters at Monterrico are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature : 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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