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Punta Maldonado water temperature
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Quality on a good day: 3.0
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Punta Maldonado Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Guerrero, Mexico)

Today's Punta Maldonado sea temperature is 29.3 °C.

Statistics for 12 May (1981–2005) – mean: 29.2 °C, range: 27.8 °C to 30.2 °C

A hot and sunny day, feeling like 30 °C even after we account for wind, and very warm water temperature (29 °C) too at Punta Maldonado. Surfers may need a thin summer wetsuit or at least a rash vest to block the UV.

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Punta Maldonado. 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.

Punta Maldonado Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Punta Maldonado sea water temperatures peak in the range 29 to 31°C (84 to 88°F) on around the 18th of August and are at their minimum on about the 2nd of February, in the range 27 to 29°C (81 to 84°F). Year round warm sea water temperatures at Punta Maldonado mean that a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Punta Maldonado 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 Punta Maldonado. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.