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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near EL Playon, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about EL Playon...

EL Playon is a surf spot in Panama. The water temperature around EL Playon changes significantly throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 18.8°C (65.8°F) in November up to 29°C (84.1°F) in the month of September, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since EL Playon 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 at EL Playon?

The current water temperature in the month of March at EL Playon is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to EL Playon. The closest one is Isla Grande, which is just 1.7km (1.1miles) away from EL Playon. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Isla Grande and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near EL Playon is Isla mamey, which is 4.3km (2.7miles) away.

Are there gorgeous beaches in proximity to EL Playon?

There are not many beaches close to EL Playon. The next good one is Isla Grande, which is just 2.1km (1.3miles) away from EL Playon. Another good beach near EL Playon is Taboga, roughly 57.4km (35.7miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for EL Playon?

The sea temperature at EL Playon is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving at EL Playon. Nevertheless, during late fall, temperatures reach lows of roughly 19°C (66°F). In this season, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near EL Playon?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during fall. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions normally change during fall when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to EL Playon: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about EL Playon...

Do you know what the the city Breaux Bridge in the United States, the geo Albatross Knoll , and the city Las Marias in the Puerto Rico have in common with EL Playon? Click on the links to find out...