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

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

San Nicolas is a coastal city in Mexico. The water temperature around San Nicolas has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 25.8°C (78.4°F) in January up to 31.5°C (88.7°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since San Nicolas 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 Nicolas?

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

Are there surf spots near San Nicolas?

There are not too many surf spots close to San Nicolas. A spot, which is not too far away, is Puerto Escondido Left, which is roughly 44.4km (27.8miles) away from San Nicolas. Click here for more information on Puerto Escondido Left and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near San Nicolas are Puerto Escondido, which is 44.7km (27.8miles) away, and Carrizalillo, located ca 44.8km (27.8miles) from San Nicolas.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, there are not too many beaches in proximity to San Nicolas. The next good one is Puerto Escondido, which is only 44.1km (27.4miles) away from San Nicolas. Another beautiful beach near San Nicolas is Huatulco, which is approximately 61.3km (38.1miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for San Nicolas?

The water temperature around San Nicolas is extremely warm, reaching up to 32°C (89°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during December, January, and February, temperatures cool down to 26°C (78°F). During this season, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for temperature-senstive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a rashguard or light wetsuit top.

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

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 26 to 31°C (78-87°F) during December, January, and February. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions change during summer when temperatures reach 27 to 32°C (80-89°F). Fish that can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Nicolas: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Nicolas...

Do you know what the the city Budd Lake in the United States, the city Babo-Pangulo in the Philippines, and the city Brielle in the Netherlands have in common with San Nicolas? Click on the links to find out...