Cancún Sea Temperature

(Today) May 2016

26.7°C / 80°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
29°C / 84°F

Partly cloudy

12 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Cancún, Quintana Roo are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

7 day tide forecast for Cancún

  • High 03:56am
  • Low 11:12am
  • High 04:18pm
  • Low 11:00pm
  • High 04:49am
  • Low 11:59am
  • High 05:25pm
  • Low 12:14am
  • High 05:42am
  • Low 12:45pm
  • High 06:29pm
  • Low 01:24am
  • High 06:34am
  • Low 01:32pm
  • High 07:29pm
  • Low 02:32am
  • High 07:26am
  • Low 02:19pm
  • High 08:26pm
  • Low 03:35am
  • High 08:18am
  • Low 03:08pm
  • High 09:21pm
  • Low 04:36am
  • High 09:09am
  • Low 03:57pm
  • High 10:15pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Cabo San Antonio, Cuba) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Cabo San Antonio,  Cuba tide times

Average May sea temperatures

  • Max: 28.6°C / 83.5°F
  • Avg: 27.6°C / 81.7°F
  • Min: 26.7°C / 80.1°F
Cancún average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Cancún are calculated from several years of archived data.


Whilst sea temperatures for Cancún are as accurate as current data allows there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Cancún
Cancun, Cancún, Ciudad Cancun, Ciudad Cancún, Kankun, Kankunas, kan kun, kankun, Канкун, カンクン, 坎昆