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Sea temperatures, water sports and vacation activities near Veracruz, Panama

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

Veracruz is a coastal city in Panama. It is a fairly dense town in proximity to the ocean with a population of 16172 people. The water temperature around Veracruz has slight variability during the year. The temperature ranges from 21.2°C (70.2°F) in November up to 29.5°C (85°F) in the month of September, as shown in the interactive table below. The average water temperature throughout the year is 27°C (80°F) and the best time for water activities is early fall, since Veracruz 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 Veracruz?

The current water temperature in the month of April in the waters around Veracruz is ca:
22°C (72°F)

Are there surf spots near by?

There are not many surf spots in close proximity to Veracruz. A spot that might be worth checking out is Malibu, which is about 26.6km (17.5miles) away from Veracruz. Click here for more information on Malibu and its water temperature. Other fun surfspots near Veracruz are Serena, which is ca 28.2km (17.5miles) away, and Tetas, located approximately 32.4km (20.2miles) from Veracruz.

Are there gorgeous beaches near by?

There are not many beaches in close proximity to Veracruz. A good beach nearby is Taboga, which is 8.4km (5.2miles) away from Veracruz. Another beautiful beach near Veracruz is Isla Grande, approximately 52km (32.3miles) away.

What wetsuit thickness is needed for Veracruz?

The sea temperature around Veracruz is extremely warm, reaching up to 29°C (85°F) in the months of August, September, and October. During this time, in the early fall, a wetsuit is normaly not required for surfing, swimming, snorkelling, or diving . Nevertheless, during October, November, and December, temperatures come down to approximately 21°C (70°F). During these months, a 3/2 wetsuit might be required to feel comfortable, but some might even be fine with a jumpsuit or even a wetsuit top. For very windy conditions and cold mornings/evenings, it might be advisable to carry a 4/3 wetsuit.

How is the diving and fishing near Veracruz?

Due to significant sea temperature changes during the year, scuba diving and fishing conditions alter a lot depending on the time of the year. The temperature ranges from 21 to 26°C (70-79°F) during October, November, and December. Red Snapper, Skipjack Tuna, Striped Bass, and Weakfish love this temperature range. Nevertheless, the conditions typically change during fall when water temperatures go up to 24 to 29°C (76-85°F). Fish which can often be found in waters of this temperature range include: Bonefish, Permit, Red Drum, and Tarpon.

Directions to Veracruz: How do I get there?

Please follow the directions in the map below.

Fun facts about Veracruz...

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