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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Nueva Gorgona, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Nueva Gorgona...

Nueva Gorgona is a coastal city in Panama. It is a rather small-sized town close to the ocean with a population of 1517 people. The water temperature around Nueva Gorgona varies slightly during 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 Nueva Gorgona 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 Nueva Gorgona?

The current water temperature in the month of February near Nueva Gorgona is ca:
26°C (79°F)

Are there surf spots close by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in proximity to Nueva Gorgona. The closest one is Serena, which is just 0.2km (1.1miles) away from Nueva Gorgona. Click here to check out more information on Serena and its current water temperature. Other good surfspots near Nueva Gorgona are Malibu, which is roughly 1.8km (1.1miles) away, and Tetas, located 4.6km (2.8miles) from Nueva Gorgona.

Are there white sand beaches close to Nueva Gorgona?

There are not too many beaches near to Nueva Gorgona. The next good one is Taboga, which is only 26.7km (16.6miles) away from Nueva Gorgona. Another fun beach near Nueva Gorgona is Isla Grande, which is ca 77.6km (48.2miles) away.

What kind of wetsuit do I need for Nueva Gorgona?

The sea temperature around Nueva Gorgona 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 Nueva Gorgona. However, during March, April, and May, sea temperatures reach lows of approximately 22°C (72°F). During this time, a light top or a jumpsuit might be required for temperature-senstive people, but some people might even be ok without a wetsuit . For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a thin wetsuit or jumpsuit.

How is the diving and fishing close to Nueva Gorgona?

Due to significant temperature changes throughout the year, fishing and diving conditions change quite a bit depending on the season. 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 can usually be found in waters of this temperature range. The conditions typically change during October, November, and December when temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (75-84°F). Fish that like to hang out in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Nueva Gorgona: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Nueva Gorgona...

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