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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Tortuguero National Park...

Tortuguero National Park is a beach in Costa Rica. The water temperature around Tortuguero National Park has low variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80°F) in March up to 28.6°C (83.6°F) in the month of November, 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 late fall, since Tortuguero National Park 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 Tortuguero National Park?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Tortuguero National Park is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to Tortuguero National Park?

There are not many surf spots close to Tortuguero National Park. The next good one is Manuel Antonio, which is roughly 85.3km (53miles) away from Tortuguero National Park. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Manuel Antonio and its water temperature. Other surfspots near Tortuguero National Park are Playitas, which is approximately 85.4km (53miles) away, and Dominical, located ca 86.4km (53.7miles) from Tortuguero National Park.

Are there any other white sand beaches near Tortuguero National Park?

There are some nice beaches near to Tortuguero National Park. The closest one is Tortuguero, which is just 6.5km (4miles) away from Tortuguero National Park. Another beach near Tortuguero National Park is Santa Teresa, which is 40.4km (25.1miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Tortuguero National Park?

The average sea temperature at Tortuguero National Park is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with very little 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 at Tortuguero National Park. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Tortuguero National Park can be remarkably strong.

How is the diving and fishing close to Tortuguero National Park?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very similar year round. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish like to hang out in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Tortuguero National Park: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Tortuguero National Park...

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