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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Patoles, Mexico

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

Patoles is a surf spot in Mexico. The water temperature around Patoles changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 20.7°C (69.3°F) in March up to 30.4°C (86.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Patoles 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 Patoles?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Patoles is approximately:
27°C (81°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Patoles. The closest one is Milagro, which is 4.3km (2.7miles) away from Patoles. Click here for directions and for more information on Milagro and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Patoles is Rucos, which is 26.7km (16.6miles) away.

Are there beaches located close to Patoles?

No, not many beaches are located in close proximity to Patoles. A good beach nearby is Mazatlán, which is 43.9km (27.3miles) away from Patoles. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Cabo San Lucas, which is 204.2km (126.8miles) away from Patoles.

What wetsuit is recommended for Patoles?

The water temperature at Patoles is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (87°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures drop down to 21°C (69°F). During this time, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Patoles?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (69-78°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during July, August, and September when temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (78-87°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Patoles: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Patoles...

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