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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Arco Iris, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Arco Iris...

Arco Iris is a coastal city in Panama. The water temperature around Arco Iris is constant year round. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80.1°F) in January up to 29.2°C (84.5°F) in the month of November, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Arco Iris is located in the northern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature near Arco Iris?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters around Arco Iris is ca:
29°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Arco Iris. A spot, which is not too far away, is Isla mamey, which is 27.9km (19.2miles) away from Arco Iris. Click here for directions and for more information on Isla mamey and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Arco Iris are Isla Grande, which is roughly 30.9km (19.2miles) away, and EL Playon, located 31.1km (19.3miles) from Arco Iris.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to Arco Iris. A beach that might be worth checking out is Isla Grande, which is only 30.4km (18.9miles) away from Arco Iris. Another gorgeous beach near Arco Iris is Taboga, which is 44.1km (27.4miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is recommended for Arco Iris?

The average sea temperature around Arco Iris is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Because of this, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Arco Iris. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Arco Iris can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Arco Iris?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions are very constant during the year. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Arco Iris: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Arco Iris...

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