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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near The rock, Mexico

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about The rock...

The rock is a surf spot in Mexico. The water temperature around The rock changes significantly year round. The temperature ranges from 20.1°C (68.2°F) in March up to 30.7°C (87.2°F) in the month of September, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 24°C (76°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since The rock 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 at The rock?

The current water temperature in the month of March at The rock is approximately:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are several surf spots in close proximity to The rock. The closest one is Zippers, which is 0.3km (0.2miles) away from The rock. Click here for directions and for more information on Zippers and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near The rock is Costa Azul, which is 0.7km (0.4miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are located near to The rock. A beach, which is not too far away, is Cabo San Lucas, which is 15.9km (9.9miles) away from The rock. If you don't mind the drive, you can also try Mazatlán, roughly 210.3km (130.6miles) away from The rock.

What wetsuit is recommended for The rock?

The water temperature at The rock 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 typically not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures reach lows of roughly 20°C (68°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be required to be in the water for a good amount of time, but some people might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near The rock?

Due to relatively large water temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions vary a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 20 to 25°C (68-77°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during August, September, and October when sea temperatures reach 26 to 31°C (78-87°F). Fish which can often times be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to The rock: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about The rock...

Do you know what the the city Malangnengah in Indonesia, the city Villa Nanchital in Mexico, and the city La Yesa in Spain have in common with The rock? Click on the links to find out...