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

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

Gualaca is a coastal city in Panama. It is a relatively small coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 2753 people. The water temperature around Gualaca is almost constant year round. 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 graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 29°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is winter, since Gualaca 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 Gualaca?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters close to Gualaca is approximately:
30°C (85°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Gualaca. A good spot nearby is La Barqueta, which is roughly 24.7km (24.2miles) away from Gualaca. Click here for more information on La Barqueta and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near Gualaca are Las Lajas, which is ca 39km (24.2miles) away, and Pavones, located 58.2km (36.1miles) from Gualaca.

Are there beaches close by?

No, not many beaches are close to Gualaca. A beach that might be worth checking out is Manuel Antonio National Park, which is more than 138.6km (86.1miles) away from Gualaca. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Santa Teresa, which is roughly 139.5km (86.6miles) away from Gualaca.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Gualaca?

The average water temperature around Gualaca is extremely warm, around 29°C (83°F), with no significant variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Gualaca. 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 Gualaca can be remarkably strong.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Gualaca?

Fishing and diving conditions change very little year round. The waters around Gualaca 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 Gualaca: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Gualaca...

Do you know what the the city Oliveira in Portugal, the city Bayamon in Puerto Rico, and the city San Michele di Serino in Italy have in common with Gualaca? Click on the links to find out...