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

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

Escobal is a coastal city in Panama. It is a comparatively little city close to the ocean with a population of 1790 people. The water temperature around Escobal has average variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 24.3°C (75.7°F) in March up to 29.2°C (84.5°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Escobal 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 Escobal?

The current water temperature in the month of May in the waters near Escobal is about:
28°C (82°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to Escobal. A spot that might be worth checking out is Isla mamey, which is roughly 41.1km (25.7miles) away from Escobal. Click here for more information on Isla mamey and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Escobal are Malibu, which is roughly 41.4km (25.7miles) away, and Serena, located approximately 41.7km (25.9miles) from Escobal.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Escobal. The next good one is Taboga, which is only 37.1km (23.1miles) away from Escobal. Another beautiful beach near Escobal is Isla Grande, which is approximately 43.4km (27miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness do I need for Escobal?

The average water temperature around Escobal is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Escobal. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Escobal can be very intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Escobal?

Diving and fishing conditions are very constant year round. The waters around Escobal are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Escobal: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Escobal...

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