Puerto Vallarta Water Temperature

(Today) 2023

24.5°C / 76.1°F

The water will feel warm (balmy). Most people will be OK with just bathers / swimming costume at this temperature. If you intend to stay in the water for a while a thin shorty wetsuit will suffice.

Current weather

18°C / 64°F
(light rain)
Partly cloudy
Wind
5 mph
Humidity
86%

The measurements for the water temperature in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco 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 Puerto Vallarta water temperature derived from many years of historical sea surface temperature data.

Puerto Vallarta average maximum / minimum water temperatures
Maximum and minimum monthly sea temperatures in Puerto Vallarta
  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Min °C 21.8 21.2 21.6 23.3 25.4 26.5 27.8 29.4 29 27.8 25.6 22.7
Max °C 27.2 26.6 26.2 26.5 29.5 30.4 31.4 31.2 31.4 31.5 29.8 27.7
Min °F 73.4 72.3 72.7 75.2 79.3 81.2 83.5 85.6 85.2 83.5 79.8 74.9
Max °F 78.8 77.7 77.3 78.4 83.4 85.1 87.1 87.4 87.6 87.2 84 79.9

The warmest water temperature is in August with an average around 86.5°F / 30.3°C. The coldest month is February with an average water temperature of 75°F / 23.9°C.


7 day tide forecast for Puerto Vallarta

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  • High 3:41am
    (0.92m)
  • Low 12:04pm
    (0.26m)
  • High 8:04pm
    (0.67m)
  • Low 10:16pm
    (0.66m)
  • High 5:03am
    (0.94m)
  • Low 1:10pm
    (0.14m)
  • High 8:40pm
    (0.75m)
  • Low 12:20am
    (0.67m)
  • High 6:08am
    (0.97m)
  • Low 1:54pm
    (0.03m)
  • High 9:05pm
    (0.77m)
  • Low 1:19am
    (0.62m)
  • High 6:56am
    (0.99m)
  • Low 2:28pm
    (-0.07m)
  • High 9:27pm
    (0.76m)
  • Low 1:54am
    (0.54m)
  • High 7:34am
    (0.99m)
  • Low 2:55pm
    (-0.13m)
  • High 9:44pm
    (0.73m)
  • Low 2:19am
    (0.46m)
  • High 8:04am
    (0.99m)
  • Low 3:19pm
    (-0.18m)
  • High 9:58pm
    (0.7m)
  • Low 2:39am
    (0.39m)
  • High 8:31am
    (0.99m)
  • Low 3:39pm
    (-0.2m)
  • High 10:10pm
    (0.68m)
7 day tide times for Puerto Vallarta

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