Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Isla Grande, Panama
Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Isla Grande...
Isla Grande is a surf spot in Panama.
The water temperature around Isla Grande varies dramatically year round.
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 Isla Grande 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 Isla Grande?
The current water temperature in the month of August at Isla Grande is about:
Are there any other surf spots close by?
Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Isla Grande. The closest one is EL Playon, which is 1.7km (1.1miles) away from Isla Grande. Click here
for more information on EL Playon and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Isla Grande is Isla mamey
, which is roughly 3.2km (2miles) away.
Are there beaches close to Isla Grande?
No, there are not too many beaches near to Isla Grande. A beach that might be worth checking out is Isla Grande
, which is 0.6km (0.3miles) away from Isla Grande. Another gorgeous beach near Isla Grande is Taboga
, which is approximately 58.6km (36.4miles) away.
What wetsuit is recommended for Isla Grande?
The water temperature at Isla Grande 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 required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during October, November, and December, sea temperatures drop down to nearly 19°C (66°F). During these months, a 2-3mm wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for more than half an hour, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.
How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Isla Grande?
Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions alter a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 19 to 24°C (66-75°F) during October, November, and December. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. However, the conditions usually change during fall when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.
Directions to Isla Grande: How do I get there?
Please follow the directions in the map below.
Some fun facts about Isla Grande...
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