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

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

La Ensenada is a coastal city in Panama. The water temperature around La Ensenada changes moderately year round. The temperature ranges from 22.4°C (72.3°F) in March up to 29.6°C (85.3°F) in the month of May, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late spring, since La Ensenada 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 Ensenada?

The current water temperature in the month of April near La Ensenada is approximately:
29°C (84°F)

Are there surf spots close to La Ensenada?

There are not too many surf spots close to La Ensenada. The closest decent spot is Malibu, which is roughly 69.1km (44miles) away from La Ensenada. Click here for directions and for more information on Malibu and its current water temperature. Other surfspots near La Ensenada are Serena, which is 70.8km (44miles) away, and Tetas, located approximately 73.7km (45.7miles) from La Ensenada.

Are there beaches close to La Ensenada?

No, not too many beaches are located close to La Ensenada. A beach, which is not too far away, is Taboga, which is 56.6km (35.1miles) away from La Ensenada. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also check out Isla Grande, which is ca 100.4km (62.4miles) away from La Ensenada.

What wetsuit do I need for La Ensenada?

The water temperature around La Ensenada is extremely warm, reaching up to 30°C (85°F) in the months of April, May, and June. During this time, in the late spring, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . However, during early spring, temperatures come down to nearly 22°C (72°F). During this time, a thin top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some people might even be ok without a rashguard or light top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be better to carry a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to La Ensenada?

Due to relatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and 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 are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions usually change during April, May, and June when temperatures range from 25 to 30°C (76-85°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Ensenada: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about La Ensenada...

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