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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near La Chorrera, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about La Chorrera...

La Chorrera is a coastal city in Panama. It is a quite mid-size city close to the ocean with a population of 61232 people. The water temperature around La Chorrera changes slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 22.4°C (72.3°F) in April up to 29.5°C (85°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 La Chorrera 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 La Chorrera?

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

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not many surf spots in proximity to La Chorrera. A spot that might be worth checking out is Malibu, which is 22.7km (14.7miles) away from La Chorrera. Click here for more information on Malibu and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near La Chorrera are Serena, which is ca 23.7km (14.7miles) away, and Tetas, located ca 27.4km (17miles) from La Chorrera.

Are there beaches near by?

There are not too many beaches in close proximity to La Chorrera. A beach that might be worth checking out is Taboga, which is only 16.7km (10.4miles) away from La Chorrera. Another gorgeous beach near La Chorrera is Isla Grande, which is 54.1km (33.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit thickness is recommended for La Chorrera?

The sea temperature around La Chorrera is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . However, during spring, temperatures cool down to roughly 22°C (72°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some might even be fine without a rashguard or light top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to La Chorrera?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes during the year, fishing and Scuba diving conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F) during spring. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish that can often be found in waters with these temperatures include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Chorrera: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about La Chorrera...

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