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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Chepillo, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Chepillo...

Chepillo is a coastal city in Panama. The water temperature around Chepillo has significant variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 19.4°C (67°F) in March up to 29.5°C (85°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Chepillo 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 Chepillo?

The current water temperature in the month of December near Chepillo is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Chepillo. The closest decent spot is EL Playon, which is roughly 53.8km (34.4miles) away from Chepillo. Click here to check out more information on EL Playon and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Chepillo are Isla Grande, which is roughly 55.4km (34.4miles) away, and Malibu, located approximately 55.6km (34.5miles) from Chepillo.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not too many beaches close to Chepillo. The next good one is Taboga, which is 31.2km (19.4miles) away from Chepillo. Another good beach near Chepillo is Isla Grande, approximately 55.6km (34.5miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Chepillo?

The sea temperature around Chepillo is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around Chepillo. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, sea temperatures come down to nearly 19°C (67°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Chepillo?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (67-76°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during fall when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chepillo: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chepillo...

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