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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Maria del Oro, Mexico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Maria del Oro...

Santa Maria del Oro is a coastal city in Mexico. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 3596 people. The water temperature around Santa Maria del Oro varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 23.6°C (74.4°F) in January up to 30.6°C (87.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Santa Maria del Oro 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 Santa Maria del Oro?

The current water temperature in the month of August in the waters near Santa Maria del Oro is about:
31°C (87°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Santa Maria del Oro. A good spot nearby is Santa Cruz, which is roughly 40.3km (26.4miles) away from Santa Maria del Oro. Click here to check out more information on Santa Cruz and its water temperature. Other good surfspots near Santa Maria del Oro are Punta Custodio, which is ca 42.5km (26.4miles) away, and Chacala, located approximately 42.6km (26.5miles) from Santa Maria del Oro.

Are there beaches close by?

No, there are not many beaches close to Santa Maria del Oro. The next good one is Puerto Vallarta, which is 62.6km (38.9miles) away from Santa Maria del Oro. Another fun beach near Santa Maria del Oro is Nuevo Vallarta, approximately 63.4km (39.4miles) away.

What wetsuit do I need for Santa Maria del Oro?

The water temperature around Santa Maria del Oro is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°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 around Santa Maria del Oro. Nevertheless, during December, January, and February, temperatures come down to nearly 24°C (74°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Santa Maria del Oro?

Due to comparatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (74-83°F) during December, January, and February. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during July, August, and September when sea temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Santa Maria del Oro: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Santa Maria del Oro...

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