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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Malibu, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Malibu...

Malibu is a surf spot in Panama. The water temperature around Malibu has moderate variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 22.4°C (72.3°F) in April up to 29.1°C (84.3°F) in the month of November, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (81°F) and the best time for water activities is late fall, since Malibu 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 Malibu?

The current water temperature in the month of December at Malibu is ca:
0°C (32°F)

Are there any other surf spots in close proximity to Malibu?

Yes, there are other surf spots close to Malibu. The closest one is Serena, which is just 2km (1.2miles) away from Malibu. Click here for more information on Serena and its water temperature. Another good surfspot near Malibu is Tetas, which is approximately 6.3km (3.9miles) away.

Are there white sand beaches near Malibu?

There are not too many beaches close to Malibu. The closest decent beach is Taboga, which is 25km (15.6miles) away from Malibu. Another beautiful beach near Malibu is Isla Grande, ca 76.7km (47.6miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Malibu?

The sea temperature at Malibu 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 . Nevertheless, during March, April, and May, water temperatures reach lows of nearly 22°C (72°F). During these months, a 1mm top or a jumpsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be ok without a rashguard or light top . For very chilly conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be recommended to have a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Malibu?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 22 to 27°C (72-81°F) during March, April, and May. Bigeye Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Spotted Seatrout, and White Marlin love this temperature range. The conditions usually change during October, November, and December when water temperatures reach 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish which can frequently be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Malibu: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Malibu...

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