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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Santa Catalina, Panama

Water temperatures throughout the year and general information about Santa Catalina...

Santa Catalina is a surf spot in Panama. The water temperature around Santa Catalina has low variability 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 Santa Catalina 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 Santa Catalina?

The current water temperature in the month of March at Santa Catalina is ca:
28°C (83°F)

Are there any other surf spots close by?

Yes, there are other surf spots in proximity to Santa Catalina. The closest one is Punta Roca, which is 1.6km (1miles) away from Santa Catalina. Click here for directions and to check out more information on Punta Roca and its water temperature. Another fun surfspot near Santa Catalina is Las Lajas, which is approximately 52.9km (32.9miles) away.

Are there sandy beaches close by?

Not many beaches are located near to Santa Catalina. A good beach nearby is Taboga, which is more than 142.1km (88.3miles) away from Santa Catalina. If you have some extra time, you can also check out Isla Grande, ca 180.5km (112.1miles) away from Santa Catalina.

What kind of wetsuit is recommended for Santa Catalina?

The average sea temperature at Santa Catalina is extremely warm, around 28°C (82°F), with no significant changes throughout the year. The temperatures in June, July, and August are very similar to temperatures in December and January. This is why a wetsuit is usually not needed for swimming, surfing, snorkelling, or diving at Santa Catalina. Nevertheless, you might want to bring a 1-2mm wetsuit top or a rashguard for abnormal windy conditions and for UVA/UVB protection, especially when spending multiple hours in the sun each day. The sun radiation at Santa Catalina can be particularly intense.

How is the diving and fishing near Santa Catalina?

Scuba diving and fishing conditions change very little during the year. The waters are nearly almost tropical, reaching temperatures between 24 and 29°C (75-84°F). The following fish love this water temperature : Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Santa Catalina: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Santa Catalina...

Do you know what the the city San Niccolo di Celle in Italy, the city Davoli in Italy, and the city Vimy in France have in common with Santa Catalina? Click on the links to find out...