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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Popoyo, Nicaragua

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

Popoyo is a surf spot in Nicaragua. The water temperature around Popoyo changes slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 24.6°C (76.2°F) in January up to 28.9°C (83.9°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Popoyo 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 Popoyo?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Popoyo is approximately:
26°C (79°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to Popoyo. The nearest one is Santana, which is only 1.8km (1.1miles) away from Popoyo. Click here for directions and for more information on Santana and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Popoyo is Colorado, which is approximately 5km (3.1miles) away.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Popoyo. One beach, which is not too far away, is Gulf of Papagayo, which is just 54km (33.6miles) away from Popoyo. Another gorgeous beach near Popoyo is Playa Blanca, which is ca 64.7km (40.2miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Popoyo?

The average water temperature at Popoyo is extremely warm, around 27°C (80°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Popoyo. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Popoyo can be particularly strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Popoyo?

Fishing and 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 often be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Popoyo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Popoyo...

Do you know what the the island Sveti Grgur in Croatia, the city Grange-over-Sands in United Kingdom, and the city Pangdan in Philippines have in common with Popoyo? Click on the links to find out...