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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Petoa, Honduras

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

Petoa is a coastal city in Honduras. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1067 people. The water temperature around Petoa is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.1°C (79°F) in February up to 29.7°C (85.4°F) in the month of June, 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 early summer, since Petoa 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 Petoa?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters around Petoa is ca:
27°C (81°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Petoa. A good spot nearby is Punta Roca La Libertad, which is 142km (88.2miles) away from Petoa. Click here to check out more information on Punta Roca La Libertad and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing Zunzal, which is roughly 143.4km (89.1miles) away from Petoa. Another good surfspot is Zunzal, located 143.4km (89.1miles) from Petoa.

Are there white sand beaches located close to Petoa?

There are not many beaches near to Petoa. A good beach nearby is Laughing Bird Caye, which is 81.5km (50.6miles) away from Petoa. Another beautiful beach near Petoa is Maya Beach, which is ca 93.5km (58.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Petoa?

The average sea temperature around Petoa is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little 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 around Petoa. 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 around Petoa can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing near Petoa?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters around Petoa are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Petoa: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Petoa...

Do you know what the the city Sinisian in the Philippines, the city Slough in the United Kingdom, and the city Benevento in the Italy have in common with Petoa? Click on the links to find out...