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

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

Chigore is a coastal city in Panama. It is a relatively small coastal town close to the water with a population of 2212 people. The water temperature around Chigore varies slightly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 21.9°C (71.4°F) in March up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of November, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Chigore 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 Chigore?

The current water temperature in the month of June near Chigore is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close to Chigore?

There are not too many surf spots close to Chigore. A spot, which is not too far away, is Riomar, which is roughly 26.5km (16.9miles) away from Chigore. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Riomar and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Chigore are El palmar point, which is ca 27.2km (16.9miles) away, and Tetas, located ca 29.7km (18.5miles) from Chigore.

Are there beaches near by?

No, there are not too many beaches in close proximity to Chigore. The next good one is Taboga, which is only 57km (35.4miles) away from Chigore. Another good beach near Chigore is Isla Grande, which is 93.1km (57.8miles) away.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for Chigore?

The water temperature around Chigore is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of October, November, and December. During this time, in the late fall, a wetsuit is normaly not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around Chigore. However, during early spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 22°C (71°F). During this season, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some people might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to have a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Chigore?

Due to relatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during spring. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chigore: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Chigore...

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