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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near El palmar point, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about El palmar point...

El palmar point is a surf spot in Panama. The water temperature around El palmar point varies slightly during the year. The temperature ranges from 23.2°C (73.8°F) in April up to 29.4°C (85°F) in the month of August, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late summer, since El palmar point 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 palmar point?

The current water temperature in the month of June at El palmar point is ca:
29°C (84°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to El palmar point. The nearest one is Riomar, which is just 1.1km (0.7miles) away from El palmar point. Click here to check out more information on Riomar and its water temperature. Another surfspot near El palmar point is Tetas, which is 4km (2.5miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

There are not many beaches in proximity to El palmar point. The closest decent beach is Taboga, which is only 35.3km (21.9miles) away from El palmar point. Another fun beach near El palmar point is Isla Grande, 85km (52.8miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for El palmar point?

The sea temperature at El palmar point is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of July, August, and September. During this time, in the late summer, a wetsuit is typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving at El palmar point. Nevertheless, during spring, temperatures cool down to nearly 23°C (74°F). During these months, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or thin top . For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near El palmar point?

Due to significant water temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 23 to 28°C (74-83°F) during spring. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during summer when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to El palmar point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about El palmar point...

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