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

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

San Marcos is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 12278 people. The water temperature around San Marcos changes slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.6°C (76.2°F) in April up to 29.7°C (85.5°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since San Marcos 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 Marcos?

The current water temperature in the month of December near San Marcos is approximately:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close to San Marcos?

Not too many surf spots are located close to San Marcos. A spot that might be worth checking out is Barra Vieja, which is 17.6km (11miles) away from San Marcos. Click here to check out more information on Barra Vieja and its current water temperature. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Chacahua, which is approximately 127.4km (79.1miles) away from San Marcos. Another good surfspot is Chacahua, located ca 127.4km (79.1miles) from San Marcos.

Are there beaches near San Marcos?

No, not too many beaches are located near to San Marcos. The next good beach is Acapulco, which is more than 32.9km (20.5miles) away from San Marcos. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Ixtapa, which is ca 157.3km (97.7miles) away from San Marcos.

What wetsuit is recommended for San Marcos?

The water temperature around San Marcos 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 required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during March, April, and May, temperatures come down to nearly 25°C (76°F). During this time, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to San Marcos?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F) during March, April, and May. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during July, August, and September when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (77-86°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Marcos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Marcos...

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