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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Salvador, El Salvador

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

San Salvador is a coastal city in El Salvador. It is a relatively big coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 525990 people. The water temperature around San Salvador has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.8°C (80.3°F) in January up to 30.4°C (86.8°F) in the month of June, 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 early summer, since San Salvador 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 Salvador?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to San Salvador is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to San Salvador. The closest one is Punta Roca La Libertad, which is just 17.3km (11.7miles) away from San Salvador. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Punta Roca La Libertad and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near San Salvador are La Bocana, which is approximately 18.9km (11.7miles) away, and Zunzal, located 19.3km (12miles) from San Salvador.

Are there beaches located close to San Salvador?

No, not many beaches are located in proximity to San Salvador. The next good one is Monterrico, which is almost 87.9km (54.6miles) away from San Salvador. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Laughing Bird Caye, ca 201.3km (125miles) away from San Salvador.

What wetsuit do I need for San Salvador?

The average water temperature around San Salvador is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around San Salvador. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around San Salvador can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near San Salvador?

Fishing and diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Salvador: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about San Salvador...

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