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

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

Montezuma is a beach in Costa Rica. The water temperature around Montezuma is nearly constant year round. The temperature ranges from 27.5°C (81.6°F) in December up to 29.1°C (84.4°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since Montezuma 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 Montezuma?

The current water temperature in the month of August at Montezuma is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Montezuma. The nearest one is Mal Pais- Santa Teresa, which is only 6.4km (4.4miles) away from Montezuma. Click here for directions and for more information on Mal Pais- Santa Teresa and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Montezuma are Santa Teresa, which is 7.1km (4.4miles) away, and Playa Coyote, located ca 16.3km (10.1miles) from Montezuma.

Are there any other white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Montezuma. The closest decent beach is Puntarenas, which is only 26.8km (16.6miles) away from Montezuma. Another gorgeous beach near Montezuma is Playa Herradura, which is approximately 27.9km (17.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Montezuma?

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

How is the diving and fishing near Montezuma?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Montezuma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Montezuma...

Do you know what the the city Kaminokawa in Japan, the geo Chearnley Shoal , and the city Lund in Sweden have in common with Montezuma? Click on the links to find out...