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Cahuita, Costa Rica
Cahuita, Costa Rica | © Fco.Daniel Ramírez

Current water temperature on the Costa Rica coast. Forecast of changes in water temperature. Historical data.

Water temperature in Costa Rica today

#minimal
28.6°C
#average
28.9°C
#maximum
29.1°C

Most popular locations in Costa Rica over the past week

Conditions of sea water on beaches in Costa Rica

Now in all beaches in Costa Rica, the water is very warm and comfortable for swimming.

The water temperature in Costa Rica tends to decrease, its value has decreased both over the last 10 days and over the month.

Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica
Puerto Jimenez, Costa Rica | © Milton M.V

Today the warmest water in Costa Rica is recorded in Papagayo. Its value in this location is 29.2°C. And the coldest one is in Tortuguero, its value 28.7°C.

The trend can be seen on the graph. It shows the change in average sea surface temperature over the past two months.

For the two most popular locations for swimming in Costa Rica, the graphs of changes in the average water temperature throughout the year are as follows:

We process, analyze and store data for every beach and city in Costa Rica. Below is a table with current weather data and trends in some places of the country.

CityWaterAir
Tamarindo29.0°C27.4°C
Samara28.8°C27.4°C
Jaco29.1°C28.4°C
Limon28.8°C29.0°C
Papagayo29.2°C28.4°C
Playa Flamingo29.0°C29.0°C
Cahuita28.7°C29.0°C
Playa Santa Teresa28.9°C27.4°C
Playa Conchal28.9°C29.0°C
Playa Hermosa29.0°C29.0°C
Las Catalinas28.9°C29.0°C
Puntarenas29.1°C29.6°C
Playa Guacalillo29.1°C29.6°C
Quepos29.1°C28.4°C
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca28.7°C29.0°C

Climate in Costa Rica

Herradura, Costa Rica
Herradura, Costa Rica | © Blanca Vargas Morera

Costa Rica is located in Central America. The country is washed by two seas, such as the Caribbean, the Pacific Ocean. Costa Rica - has a fairly long coastline. To determine the temperature of the water in it, we track 13 settlements and resorts.

Subequatorial. On the plateau, the average temperature throughout the year is at +22 o C, in mountainous areas it can drop to +10 (in winter, night frosts can reach -5 C). In low-lying places, on the Caribbean Sea and in the south of the Pacific coast, daytime temperatures range from +27 C to +33 C all year round. At night it is slightly cooler than during the day. Precipitation falls a lot - from 1000 mm. per year on the Pacific coast, up to 3000-5000 mm. per year on the Caribbean. According to the distribution of precipitation, the country's climatic zones are distinguished. On the Caribbean coast and in the southern Pacific coast, it rains almost constantly from May to November, with a maximum from September to October, with a short dry period from December to April. Moreover, from May to August, relatively little rain. In the central regions of the country is much drier, and the nature of the precipitation depends heavily on the direction of the wind. On the windward slopes of the mountains, up to 5000 mm can fall. precipitation, and intermountain basins receive no more than 1500 mm. rain per year. The northern part of the Pacific coast is the driest part of the country, it rains here mainly in spring and autumn. At any time of the year, nights are usually cloudless, and rain, as scheduled, begins after lunch.

Costa Rica: regions

We show the surface temperature of the water in the following regions of the country:

Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica
Esterillos Oeste, Costa Rica | © vilmer lopez

Costa Rica: oceans and seas

We monitor the following oceans and seas that wash the country. Just go to the page for a specific reservoir and see the temperature in all settlements on the coast.

Find out the temperature of sea water in more than 12000 cities and resorts around the world. Water surface temperature values are available in real time. There is a forecast of water temperature changes for the next few days, as well as historical data of sea surface temperature are available for all days of the last years.

We use data from various sources, including National Centers for Environmental Information (NOAA), meteorological services of different countries, data received from more than a thousand buoys around the world, satellite systems for scanning the surface of the oceans and seas.

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