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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Puerto Alto, Honduras

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Puerto Alto...

Puerto Alto is a coastal city in Honduras. It is a quite little city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1385 people. The water temperature around Puerto Alto has low variability year round. The temperature ranges from 26.1°C (79°F) in February up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Puerto Alto 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 Puerto Alto?

The current water temperature in the month of February in the waters near Puerto Alto is about:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Puerto Alto. A spot, which is not too far away, is Punta Mango, which is 177km (109.9miles) away from Puerto Alto. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Punta Mango and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also try surfing La Bocana, which is ca 183.4km (113.9miles) away from Puerto Alto. Another surfspot is La Bocana, located approximately 183.4km (113.9miles) from Puerto Alto.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Puerto Alto. One beach, which is not too far away, is Laughing Bird Caye, which is 55.8km (34.7miles) away from Puerto Alto. Another good beach near Puerto Alto is Maya Beach, which is ca 71.2km (44.2miles) away.

What wetsuit is recommended for Puerto Alto?

The average water temperature around Puerto Alto is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant 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 Puerto Alto. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Puerto Alto can be particularly intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Puerto Alto?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters around Puerto Alto are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Puerto Alto: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Puerto Alto...

Do you know what the the city Karangori Kidul in Indonesia, the city Saustrup in Germany, and the city Bempton in United Kingdom have in common with Puerto Alto? Click on the links to find out...