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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Cristobal, Cuba

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Cristobal...

San Cristobal is a coastal city in Cuba. It is a fairly mid-size city in proximity to the ocean with a population of 59579 people. The water temperature around San Cristobal changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 21.7°C (71°F) in January up to 30°C (86°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since San Cristobal 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 San Cristobal?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters near San Cristobal is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are close to San Cristobal. A good spot nearby is Naples Pier, which is 249.3km (154.9miles) away from San Cristobal. Click here for more information on Naples Pier and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try surfing Wiggins Pass, which is roughly 258.2km (160.4miles) away from San Cristobal. Another good surfspot is Wiggins Pass, located approximately 258.2km (160.4miles) from San Cristobal.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to San Cristobal?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to San Cristobal. A beach, which is not too far away, is Veradero, which is 122.9km (76.3miles) away from San Cristobal. If you have some extra time, you can also try Key West, which is approximately 150.3km (93.3miles) away from San Cristobal.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for San Cristobal?

The sea temperature around San Cristobal is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (86°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during winter, temperatures drop down to roughly 22°C (71°F). During this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near San Cristobal?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during winter. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions normally change during summer when temperatures go up to 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Cristobal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about San Cristobal...

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