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

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

La Pintada is a coastal city in Panama. It is a quite little city close to the ocean with a population of 1938 people. The water temperature around La Pintada varies slightly year round. The temperature ranges from 21.9°C (71.4°F) in March up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of November, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since La Pintada 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 Pintada?

The current water temperature in the month of September near La Pintada is about:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

There are not too many surf spots in proximity to La Pintada. The closest decent spot is Riomar, which is just 34.2km (21.6miles) away from La Pintada. Click here to check out more information on Riomar and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near La Pintada are El palmar point, which is 34.9km (21.6miles) away, and Tetas, located 37km (23miles) from La Pintada.

Are there beautiful beaches close to La Pintada?

No, there are not too many beaches close to La Pintada. The closest decent beach is Taboga, which is 62.3km (38.7miles) away from La Pintada. Another good beach near La Pintada is Isla Grande, approximately 93.4km (58miles) away.

What wetsuit is needed for La Pintada?

The water temperature around La Pintada is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (84°F) in the months of October, November, and December. During this time, in the late fall, a wetsuit is usually not needed for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving around La Pintada. Nevertheless, during February, March, and April, temperatures reach lows of nearly 22°C (71°F). During this time, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

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

Due to comparatively large temperature changes throughout the year, diving and fishing conditions alter quite a bit depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (71-80°F) during February, March, and April. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish are typical fish that can be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions usually change during October, November, and December when temperatures range from 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that love this water temperature include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to La Pintada: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about La Pintada...

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