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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Rita, Honduras

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Rita...

Santa Rita is a coastal city in Honduras. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 12869 people. The water temperature around Santa Rita has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.7°C (78.3°F) in January up to 28.9°C (83.9°F) in the month of August, as shown in the graph 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 Rita 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 Rita?

The current water temperature in the month of June in the waters close to Santa Rita is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

Not too many surf spots are in proximity to Santa Rita. The closest decent spot is Punta Mango, which is almost 152km (94.4miles) away from Santa Rita. Click here for directions and for more information on Punta Mango and its current water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out La Bocana, which is roughly 182.4km (113.3miles) away from Santa Rita. Another surfspot is La Bocana, located approximately 182.4km (113.3miles) from Santa Rita.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are close to Santa Rita. The closest decent one is Laughing Bird Caye, which is more than 107km (66.5miles) away from Santa Rita. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Maya Beach, approximately 122.8km (76.3miles) away from Santa Rita.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Santa Rita?

The average water temperature around Santa Rita is extremely warm, around 27°C (81°F), with no significant 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 Santa Rita. However, 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 Santa Rita can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Santa Rita?

Diving and fishing conditions change very little year round. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish can often times be found in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Santa Rita: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Santa Rita...

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