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

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

Potrerillos is a coastal city in Honduras. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1102 people. The water temperature around Potrerillos has low variability year round. 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 illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early summer, since Potrerillos 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 Potrerillos?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Potrerillos is about:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are close to Potrerillos. A spot, which is not too far away, is Punta Roca La Libertad, which is 164km (101.9miles) away from Potrerillos. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Punta Roca La Libertad and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Zunzal, which is ca 165.1km (102.5miles) away from Potrerillos. Another surfspot is Zunzal, located ca 165.1km (102.5miles) from Potrerillos.

Are there beaches in close proximity to Potrerillos?

No, there are not many beaches close to Potrerillos. One beach, which is not too far away, is Laughing Bird Caye, which is 56.4km (35miles) away from Potrerillos. Another fun beach near Potrerillos is Maya Beach, which is 68.2km (42.3miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for Potrerillos?

The average water temperature around Potrerillos is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little changes during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Potrerillos. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Potrerillos can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Potrerillos?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar throughout the year. The waters around Potrerillos are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Potrerillos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Potrerillos...

Do you know what the the city Liloan in the Philippines, the city Redwood in the United States, and the city Saze in the France have in common with Potrerillos? Click on the links to find out...