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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Playa Tijuana, Mexico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Playa Tijuana...

Playa Tijuana is a beach in Mexico. The water temperature around Playa Tijuana varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 14.6°C (58.3°F) in February up to 20.9°C (69.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 17°C (63°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Playa Tijuana 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 Playa Tijuana?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Playa Tijuana is about:
15°C (59°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in proximity to Playa Tijuana. The closest one is Sloughs, which is just 6km (4.4miles) away from Playa Tijuana. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Sloughs and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Playa Tijuana are Imperial Beach, which is roughly 7.1km (4.4miles) away, and Baja Malibu, located roughly 12.2km (7.6miles) from Playa Tijuana.

Are there any other beautiful beaches close to Playa Tijuana?

Yes, there are a few other beautiful beaches near to Playa Tijuana. The closest one is Border Field State Park, which is just 5.3km (3.3miles) away from Playa Tijuana. Another good beach near Playa Tijuana is Imperial Beach, which is roughly 6.5km (4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Playa Tijuana?

The water temperature at Playa Tijuana is relatively cold, reaching up to 21°C (70°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, temperatures cool down to 15°C (58°F). During this season, a 3-4mm wetsuit is required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Playa Tijuana?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (58-67°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions change during summer when sea temperatures reach 16 to 21°C (61-70°F). Fish which like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish.

Directions to Playa Tijuana: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Playa Tijuana...

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