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

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

San Marcos is a coastal city in Nicaragua. It is a fairly dense town close to the water with a population of 23347 people. The water temperature around San Marcos changes moderately during the year. The temperature ranges from 25.2°C (77.3°F) in December up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is 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 February near San Marcos is ca:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots located close to San Marcos?

There are not many surf spots close to San Marcos. A spot that might be worth checking out is Popoyo, which is roughly 32.3km (20.9miles) away from San Marcos. Click here for more information on Popoyo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near San Marcos are Santana, which is 33.6km (20.9miles) away, and Colorado, located approximately 36.3km (22.6miles) from San Marcos.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to San Marcos. The next good one is Gulf of Papagayo, which is 86km (53.4miles) away from San Marcos. Another beach near San Marcos is Playa Blanca, roughly 96.3km (59.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for San Marcos?

The average sea temperature around San Marcos is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around San Marcos. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around San Marcos can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to San Marcos?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions stay very constant year round. The waters around San Marcos are always 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 San Marcos: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about San Marcos...

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