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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Francisco, Mexico

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

San Francisco is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a rather small-sized town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 1674 people. The water temperature around San Francisco has a large variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 15.5°C (59.8°F) in February up to 27.3°C (81.1°F) in the month of October, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 20°C (68°F) and the best time for water activities is , since San Francisco 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 Francisco?

The current water temperature in the month of September in the waters around San Francisco is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not many surf spots are in close proximity to San Francisco. A spot that might be worth checking out is Barra Vieja, which is more than 31.8km (19.7miles) away from San Francisco. Click here for directions and for more information on Barra Vieja and its water temperature. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try surfing La Barrita, which is approximately 128.6km (79.9miles) away from San Francisco. Another fun surfspot is La Barrita, located ca 128.6km (79.9miles) from San Francisco.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not many beaches are near to San Francisco. One that might be worth checking out is Acapulco, which is 40.8km (25.4miles) away from San Francisco. If you have some extra time, you can also try Ixtapa, which is ca 159.1km (98.8miles) away from San Francisco.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for San Francisco?

The sea temperature around San Francisco is very warm, reaching up to 27°C (81°F) in the months of . During this time, in the , a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during late winter, water temperatures cool down to nearly 15°C (60°F). During this time, a 3-4mm wetsuit is recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a good-quality 2/3mm suit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to bring a pair of boots and a hoodie.

How is the diving and fishing near San Francisco?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 15 to 20°C (60-69°F) during winter. Atlantic Mackerel, Winter Flounder, and Tautog are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during when temperatures range from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F). Fish which can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to San Francisco: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about San Francisco...

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