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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Mateo, Guatemala

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

San Mateo is a coastal city in Guatemala. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 5534 people. The water temperature around San Mateo is nearly constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.6°C (81.8°F) in January up to 30.4°C (86.8°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since San Mateo 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 Mateo?

The current water temperature in the month of October near San Mateo is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots close to San Mateo?

There are not too many surf spots close to San Mateo. A good spot nearby is Champerico, which is just 45.5km (35.6miles) away from San Mateo. Click here for directions and for more information on Champerico and its water temperature. Other surfspots near San Mateo are Puerto Madero, which is ca 57.3km (35.6miles) away, and Zipacate, located ca 71.5km (44.4miles) from San Mateo.

Are there nice beaches close by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to San Mateo. A beach, which is not too far away, is Monterrico, which is more than 99.9km (62.1miles) away from San Mateo. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also visit Maya Beach, which is approximately 245.7km (152.6miles) away from San Mateo.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for San Mateo?

The average water temperature around San Mateo is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with no significant variations throughout 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 Mateo. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for sun protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around San Mateo can be remarkably strong.

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

Fishing and diving conditions change very little throughout the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Mateo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Mateo...

Do you know what the the city Ar Riqqah in Kuwait, the city Alfara del Patriarca in Spain, and the city Fierze in Albania have in common with San Mateo? Click on the links to find out...