San Carlos, Mexico Overview
San Carlos is a beachfront subdivision within the port city of Guaymas, in the northern state of Sonora in Mexico. It is noted for the exceptional clarity and warmth of the ocean water in its shallow bays. It lies on the body of water known as the Gulf of California or Sea of Cortez. Given the size of the city, with nearly 7,000 inhabitants, there is a remarkable number of RV parks, resorts and stores. There is also a very large and active diving community.
There are also many Americans and Canadians that live in San Carlos during the winter as the summer months are very hot and humid. There are many opportunities to fish, scuba dive, and relax on the beach.
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San Carlos enjoys a mild climate with an average daily temperature ranging between 62° to 90° Fahrenheit. With very few days lacking sunshine, the annual rainfall in San Carlos is less than nine inches per year. The annual average relative humidity is 74% during the morning hours and 42% in the afternoon. The humidity is lowest during the warm, dry months of April through June and highest during autumn (August – October).
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Fishing & Charters Fishing in San Carlos is excellent. During summer months, as the water temperatures rise, the exotic big game species are present, including marlin, sailfish, dorado (mahi-mahi) and tuna. With deep water only a few miles off shore, even small boats can attempt to land the Big Ones.
The Sea of Cortez is known for its incredibly diverse marine life and those chance encounters with Whales, Mantas, Hammer Head Sharks and Sea Lions are always possible. The water is temperate tropical (80 degrees) during the summer months and upper 50's to low 60's in the winter months.