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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Somotillo, Nicaragua

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Somotillo...

Somotillo is a coastal city in Nicaragua. It is a fairly small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 15385 people. The water temperature around Somotillo has average variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 25.5°C (77.9°F) in March up to 30.5°C (87°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Somotillo 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 Somotillo?

The current water temperature in the month of December in the waters around Somotillo is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Not many surf spots are close to Somotillo. The closest decent spot is Punta Mango, which is 88km (54.7miles) away from Somotillo. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Punta Mango and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Santana, which is ca 124.2km (77.1miles) away from Somotillo. Another surfspot is Santana, located 124.2km (77.1miles) from Somotillo.

Are there sandy beaches located close to Somotillo?

Not many beaches are located in proximity to Somotillo. A good beach nearby is Gulf of Papagayo, which is almost 176.6km (109.7miles) away from Somotillo. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also check out Playa Blanca, 187.3km (116.4miles) away from Somotillo.

What kind of wetsuit is needed for Somotillo?

The sea temperature around Somotillo is extremely warm, reaching up to 31°C (87°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Somotillo. However, during early spring, sea temperatures drop down to approximately 25°C (78°F). During these months, a rashguard or 1mm top might be required for sensitive people, but most will be ok without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a rashguard or thin top.

How is the diving and fishing near Somotillo?

Due to significant water temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 25 to 30°C (78-87°F) during spring. Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions typically change during August, September, and October when water temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Somotillo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Somotillo...

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