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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near San Francisco, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about San Francisco...

San Francisco is a coastal city in Panama. It is a rather small-sized town close to the water with a population of 1898 people. The water temperature around San Francisco is nearly steady during the year. The temperature ranges from 27°C (80.7°F) in June up to 28.7°C (83.7°F) in the month of April, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 28°C (82°F) and the best time for water activities is spring, since San Francisco 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 San Francisco?

The current water temperature in the month of March near San Francisco is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there surf spots in close proximity to San Francisco?

There are not many surf spots close to San Francisco. A spot, which is not too far away, is Santa Catalina, which is roughly 29km (18.9miles) away from San Francisco. Click here to check out more information on Santa Catalina and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near San Francisco are Punta Roca, which is ca 30.5km (18.9miles) away, and Las Lajas, located approximately 34.9km (21.7miles) from San Francisco.

Are there sandy beaches near by?

Not too many beaches are close to San Francisco. A good beach nearby is Taboga, which is more than 133.2km (82.7miles) away from San Francisco. If you have some extra time, you can also visit Isla Grande, roughly 163.7km (101.6miles) away from San Francisco.

Which wetsuit thickness do I need for San Francisco?

The average sea temperature around San Francisco is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with only little variations during the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to sea temperatures in December and January. That is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving around San Francisco. However, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal chilly conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation around San Francisco can be remarkably intense.

How is the diving and fishing close to San Francisco?

Fishing and Scuba diving conditions stay very constant year round. The waters around San Francisco are mostly tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature and can often be found: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to San Francisco: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about San Francisco...

Do you know what the the city Kilmarnock in the United States, the city Hornslet in the Denmark, and the city Podhum in the Bosnia and Herzegovina have in common with San Francisco? Click on the links to find out...