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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Rafael del Sur, Nicaragua

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Rafael del Sur...

San Rafael del Sur is a coastal city in Nicaragua. It is a comparatively little coastal town close to the water with a population of 29836 people. The water temperature around San Rafael del Sur has moderate variability throughout 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since San Rafael del Sur 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 Rafael del Sur?

The current water temperature in the month of February near San Rafael del Sur is approximately:
25°C (77°F)

Are there surf spots near San Rafael del Sur?

There are not too many surf spots close to San Rafael del Sur. The next good one is Popoyo, which is just 35.5km (23.1miles) away from San Rafael del Sur. Click here for directions and for more information on Popoyo and its water temperature. Other surfspots near San Rafael del Sur are Santana, which is approximately 37.2km (23.1miles) away, and Colorado, located ca 40.4km (25.1miles) from San Rafael del Sur.

Are there beautiful beaches near San Rafael del Sur?

No, there are not too many beaches near to San Rafael del Sur. The closest decent beach is Gulf of Papagayo, which is just 88.6km (55miles) away from San Rafael del Sur. Another beautiful beach near San Rafael del Sur is Playa Blanca, 99.6km (61.8miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for San Rafael del Sur?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to San Rafael del Sur?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Rafael del Sur: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Rafael del Sur...

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