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

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

La Palma is a coastal city in Panama. It is a fairly dense city close to the water with a population of 1845 people. The water temperature around La Palma has moderate variability year round. The temperature ranges from 23.8°C (74.8°F) in March up to 28.8°C (83.9°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 Palma 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 Palma?

The current water temperature in the month of April near La Palma is about:
25°C (78°F)

Are there surf spots located close to La Palma?

Not many surf spots are located in proximity to La Palma. The next good one is Malibu, which is more than 116.7km (72.5miles) away from La Palma. Click here for directions and for more information on Malibu and its water temperature. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Tetas, which is roughly 121.7km (75.6miles) away from La Palma. Another surfspot is Tetas, located 121.7km (75.6miles) from La Palma.

Are there gorgeous beaches close by?

Not too many beaches are located close to La Palma. One that might be worth checking out is Taboga, which is 100.3km (62.3miles) away from La Palma. If you don't mind the long drive, you can also visit Isla Grande, 128.9km (80miles) away from La Palma.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for La Palma?

The sea temperature around La Palma 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 typically not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving around La Palma. Nevertheless, during early spring, temperatures drop down to roughly 24°C (75°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required for most people, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or thin wetsuit top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to La Palma?

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions vary quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29°C (75-84°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. However, the conditions normally change during fall when water temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Palma: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about La Palma...

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