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The Marino Las Baulas National Park was created in 1990 to protect the endangered leatherback turtles eggs from poachers. Hundreds of female leatherbacks come ashore each year to lay their eggs.

The season to spot leatherback turtles or hawksbill sea turtles in the night starts in October and last until March. Best within two hours before and after high tide.
You may see hatchlings until May.

It is typically hot and dry on the north pacific coast even in the rainy season. 

Dry season: December to April. Maximum temperatures are between 31° C / 88° F in December and 36° C / 96° F in April. 

Rainy season: From late May to November. Brief showers are more likely in the afternoon and night. Most rainfall in June, September and October. Maximum temp more than 30° C / 86° F

Minimum temp is more than 20° C / 68° F for the whole year. 

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