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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Panic Point, Peru

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Panic Point...

Panic Point is a surf spot in Peru. The water temperature around Panic Point has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 18.4°C (65°F) in June up to 25.4°C (77.7°F) in the month of March, as illustrated below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 21°C (70°F) and the best time for water activities is early spring, since Panic Point is located in the southern hemisphere.

Hover over the bars to see temperature for each month in Celsius and Fahrenheit.

What is the current water temperature at Panic Point?

The current water temperature in the month of July at Panic Point is about:
20°C (68°F)

Are there any other surf spots near by?

Yes, there are a few surf spots in close proximity to Panic Point. The nearest one is Cabo Blanco, which is just 1.2km (0.7miles) away from Panic Point. Click here for more information on Cabo Blanco and its current water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Panic Point is Organos, which is roughly 9.4km (5.8miles) away.

Are there beautiful beaches near by?

No, there are not many beaches in close proximity to Panic Point. The closest decent beach is Mancora, which is only 17.6km (10.9miles) away from Panic Point. Another beautiful beach near Panic Point is Contralmirante Villar, which is approximately 42.7km (26.5miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness do I need for Panic Point?

The water temperature at Panic Point is very warm, reaching up to 25°C (78°F) in the months of February, March, and April. During this time, in the early fall, a rashguard or 1mm wetsuit top might be required for sensitive people, but most people will be fine without a wetsuit for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or scuba diving . Nevertheless, during May, June, and Jul, water temperatures cool down to nearly 18°C (65°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be recommended to be in the water for several hours, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very cold conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to bring a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the scuba diving and fishing near Panic Point?

Due to comparatively large sea temperature changes during the year, diving and fishing conditions change a lot depending on the season. The temperature ranges from 18 to 23°C (65-74°F) during May, June, and Jul. 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 February, March, and April when temperatures range from 20 to 25°C (69-78°F). Fish that like to roam around in waters of this temperature range include: Barracuda, Black Marlin, Blue Marlin, Jack Crevalle, Sailfish, and Yellowfin Tuna.

Directions to Panic Point: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Some fun facts about Panic Point...

Do you know what the the city Brandon in the United States, the city Sartirana Lomellina in the Italy, and the city St Johns in the Canada have in common with Panic Point? Click on the links to find out...