Cancún Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

26.4°C / 79.5°F

The water will feel hot. Water temperature similar to a heated indoor swimming pool.

Current weather

27°C / 80°F
(scattered clouds)
Partly cloudy
Wind
7 mph
Humidity
74%

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

Water temp by month

Monthly average max / min water temperatures

The graph below shows the range of monthly Cancún water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Cancún average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Cancún
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 24 24.1 24.2 25.8 26.4 27.5 27.1 28.1 28.1 26.7 25.8 25.1
Max °C 26.5 26.4 26.4 27.1 28.3 29 29.8 30.5 30.1 29.8 28 26.8
Min °F 76.2 76.3 76.4 78.9 80.2 82.1 81.8 83.5 83.4 81.3 79.3 77.8
Max °F 78.7 78.6 78.6 80.2 82.1 83.6 84.5 85.9 85.4 84.4 81.5 79.5

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 84.7°F / 29.3°C. The coldest month is January with an average water temperature of 77.4°F / 25.2°C.


7 day tide forecast for Cancún

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 2:55am
    (0.39m)
  • Low 9:59am
    (0.12m)
  • High 2:04pm
    (0.24m)
  • Low 9:18pm
    (-0.05m)
  • High 3:57am
    (0.39m)
  • Low 11:13am
    (0.12m)
  • High 2:48pm
    (0.2m)
  • Low 10:06pm
    (-0.06m)
  • High 4:56am
    (0.39m)
  • Low 12:19pm
    (0.12m)
  • High 3:36pm
    (0.18m)
  • Low 10:55pm
    (-0.07m)
  • High 5:50am
    (0.39m)
  • Low 1:16pm
    (0.12m)
  • High 4:27pm
    (0.18m)
  • Low 11:46pm
    (-0.08m)
  • High 6:40am
    (0.39m)
  • Low 2:03pm
    (0.12m)
  • High 5:17pm
    (0.18m)
  • Low 12:34am
    (-0.08m)
  • High 7:26am
    (0.39m)
  • Low 2:43pm
    (0.12m)
  • High 6:07pm
    (0.19m)
  • Low 1:20am
    (-0.08m)
  • High 8:07am
    (0.4m)
  • Low 3:19pm
    (0.12m)
  • High 6:55pm
    (0.21m)
7 day tide times for Cancún

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