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Morro Negrito Water Temperature and Wetsuit Guide

(Veraguas, Panama)

Today's Morro Negrito sea temperature is 28.9 °C.

Statistics for 28 Jan (1981–2005) – mean: 28.3 °C, range: 27.1 °C to 29.5 °C

Sunny with very warm air temperatures, feeling like 29 °C once we account for any wind. Sea temperatures (28 °C) very warm too. Staying comfortable in the water at Morro Negrito won't be a problem, but wear at least a rash-vest to keep the UV off.

Panama Sea Water Temperature

Map of current Panama
Surface Water Temperatures
based on measurements from oceanographic satellites
Panama Water Temperature Anomaly

Map of current Panama
Sea Water Temperature Anomalies

(compared with long term averages
at this time of year)

(click thumbnails to expand)

Below is a graph of Historical Sea Surface Temperature for Morro Negrito. This has been derived from analysis of two decades of oceanographic satellite measurements of nearby open water. We have calculated the average water temperature variation around the year as well as the extremes that have been observed on each date.

Morro Negrito Water Temperature Graph

All of the graphs for the surf breaks presented on are on the same scale to enable comparison between locations around the world.

Morro Negrito water temperatures peak in the range 28 to 30°C (82 to 86°F) on around the 20th of April and are at their coldest on about the 29th of October, in the range 27 to 29°C (81 to 84°F). Year round warm water temperatures at Morro Negrito mean that a rash vest and board shorts should be fine for surfing at any time of year

Actual sea surface water temperatures close to shore at Morro Negrito can vary by several degrees compared with these open water averages. This is especially true after heavy rain, close to river mouths or after long periods of strong offshore winds. Offshore winds cause colder deep water to replace surface water that has been warmed by the sun. Air temperature, wind-chill and sunshine should also be considered before deciding on the kind of wetsuit needed to stay warm when surfing at Morro Negrito. Refer to our detailed weather forecasts for this information.