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

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

Sonzacate is a coastal city in El Salvador. It is a fairly dense city close to the ocean with a population of 15446 people. The water temperature around Sonzacate is close to steady throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80°F) in December up to 29.6°C (85.2°F) in the month of August, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since Sonzacate 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 Sonzacate?

The current water temperature in the month of March in the waters near Sonzacate is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Sonzacate. The closest decent spot is Mizata, which is 17.4km (13.6miles) away from Sonzacate. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Mizata and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Sonzacate are Barra de Santiago, which is ca 21.9km (13.6miles) away, and K59, located 22.9km (14.2miles) from Sonzacate.

Are there gorgeous beaches located close to Sonzacate?

Not many beaches are located near to Sonzacate. A beach that might be worth checking out is Monterrico, which is more than 52.6km (32.6miles) away from Sonzacate. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Laughing Bird Caye, ca 212.5km (132miles) away from Sonzacate.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Sonzacate?

The average sea temperature around Sonzacate is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Sonzacate. Nevertheless, 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 Sonzacate can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Sonzacate?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions are very similar during the year. The waters are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (76-85°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Sonzacate: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Sonzacate...

Do you know what the the city Mineri in Romania, the city Gzira in Malta, and Hohonu Seamount have in common with Sonzacate? Click on the links to find out...