Acapulquito-Costa Azul Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide
(Baja Sur, Mexico)
Today's Acapulquito-Costa Azul sea temperature is 21.8 °C.
Statistics for 26 Feb (1981–2005) – mean: 21.8 °C, range: 20.3 °C to 23.1 °C
Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 26 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (21 °C) warm too. Staying warm in the water won't be a problem in board-shorts, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.
Map of current Mexico
Surface Water Temperatures based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Map of current Mexico
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies
(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)
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Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Acapulquito-Costa Azul. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.
All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on Surf-Forecast.com are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.
Acapulquito-Costa Azul sea water temperatures peak in the range 26 to 30°C (79 to 86°F) on around the 26th of August and are at their minimum on about the 25th of March, in the range 20 to 23°C (68 to 73°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Acapulquito-Costa Azul climb to their warmest in the fourth week of August. Even then a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year. Acapulquito-Costa Azul sea water temperatures are minimum in late March. Surfers should use a 2mm long sleeve shorty or a 3/2mm spring wetsuit if the wind is up.
Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Acapulquito-Costa Azul can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Acapulquito-Costa Azul. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.