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

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

Chiriqui is a coastal city in Panama. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 2431 people. The water temperature around Chiriqui is almost constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.7°C (81.9°F) in June up to 30.4°C (86.7°F) in the month of January, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (84°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Chiriqui 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 Chiriqui?

The current water temperature in the month of May near Chiriqui is ca:
29°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to Chiriqui. A spot that might be worth checking out is La Barqueta, which is roughly 19km (21.6miles) away from Chiriqui. Click here for directions and for more information on La Barqueta and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Chiriqui are Las Lajas, which is ca 34.7km (21.6miles) away, and Pavones, located approximately 56.2km (34.9miles) from Chiriqui.

Are there white sand beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to Chiriqui. A beach that might be worth checking out is Manuel Antonio National Park, which is more than 141.8km (88.1miles) away from Chiriqui. If you have some extra time, you can also try Santa Teresa, ca 145.2km (90.2miles) away from Chiriqui.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Chiriqui?

The average sea temperature around Chiriqui is extremely warm, around 29°C (84°F), with only little variations 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 Chiriqui. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Chiriqui can be very intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to Chiriqui?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (78-87°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Chiriqui: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Chiriqui...

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