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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palin, Guatemala

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

Palin is a coastal city in Guatemala. It is a comparatively little coastal town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 31329 people. The water temperature around Palin is almost constant throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 27.1°C (80.7°F) in January up to 29.9°C (85.8°F) in the month of July, as shown in the graph below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (83°F) and the best time for water activities is summer, since Palin 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 Palin?

The current water temperature in the month of July in the waters close to Palin is approximately:
30°C (86°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not too many surf spots in close proximity to Palin. The next good one is Iztapa, which is roughly 33.2km (21miles) away from Palin. Click here for directions and for more information on Iztapa and its current water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Palin are La barra, which is roughly 33.8km (21miles) away, and Puerto San Jose, located approximately 34.7km (21.6miles) from Palin.

Are there beautiful beaches in close proximity to Palin?

No, not many beaches are located close to Palin. A good beach nearby is Monterrico, which is 38.3km (23.8miles) away from Palin. If you don't mind the drive, you can also visit Laughing Bird Caye, ca 217.5km (135.1miles) away from Palin.

What wetsuit do I need for Palin?

The average water temperature around Palin is extremely warm, around 28°C (83°F), with very little variations throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to water temperatures in December and January. Hence, a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around Palin. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for very windy conditions and for UV protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around Palin can be remarkably intense.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Palin?

Diving and fishing conditions are very similar year round. The waters are always tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish like to swim in waters of this temperature range: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Palin: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Palin...

Do you know what the the city Dandong in China, the geo Cherkis Seamount , and the city Pajaros in Puerto Rico have in common with Palin? Click on the links to find out...