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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Palmarcito, El Salvador

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

Palmarcito is a surf spot in El Salvador. The water temperature around Palmarcito has low variability throughout the year. The temperature ranges from 26.7°C (80°F) in December up to 29.8°C (85.6°F) in the month of August, 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 late summer, since Palmarcito 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 Palmarcito?

The current water temperature in the month of January at Palmarcito is approximately:
28°C (82°F)

Are there any other surf spots close to Palmarcito?

Yes, there are several surf spots close to Palmarcito. The nearest one is El Zonte, which is only 1.1km (0.7miles) away from Palmarcito. Click here for directions and to check out more information on El Zonte and its current water temperature. Another surfspot near Palmarcito is Zunzal, which is roughly 2.2km (1.3miles) away.

Are there nice beaches near by?

No, not too many beaches are in proximity to Palmarcito. A beach that might be worth checking out is Monterrico, which is almost 76.2km (47.3miles) away from Palmarcito. If you don't mind the long travel, you can also try Laughing Bird Caye, 219.4km (136.3miles) away from Palmarcito.

Which wetsuit thickness is needed for Palmarcito?

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

How is the scuba diving and fishing close to Palmarcito?

Fishing and diving conditions stay very constant throughout the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 25 and 30°C (77-86°F). The following fish can often be found in waters with these temperatures: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Palmarcito: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Interesting facts about Palmarcito...

Do you know what the the city Sucila in Mexico, the city Namin in Iran, and the city Parkstone in United Kingdom have in common with Palmarcito? Click on the links to find out...