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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Rucos, Mexico

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

Rucos is a surf spot in Mexico. The water temperature around Rucos varies dramatically during the year. The temperature ranges from 20°C (67.9°F) in February up to 30.2°C (86.3°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 25°C (78°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Rucos 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 Rucos?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Rucos is about:
27°C (81°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Rucos. The closest one is Playa Brueha, which is only 11.1km (6.9miles) away from Rucos. Click here for directions and for more information on Playa Brueha and its current water temperature. Another good surfspot near Rucos is El Camaron, which is roughly 16.5km (10.2miles) away.

Are there beaches in proximity to Rucos?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Rucos. The next good one is Mazatlán, which is 17.2km (10.7miles) away from Rucos. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Nuevo Vallarta, 207.2km (128.7miles) away from Rucos.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Rucos?

The sea temperature at Rucos is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during January, February, and March, sea temperatures come down to roughly 20°C (68°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Rucos?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions vary a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during January, February, and March. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Rucos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Rucos...

Do you know what the the city Le Tignet in France, the city Thouare-sur-Loire in France, and the city Banjar Delodsema in Indonesia have in common with Rucos? Click on the links to find out...