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Southwest Panama Surfing

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Panama joins Central America to continental South America via a thin isthmus of land blanketed in wild jungle and marshlands. It is severed by the amazing engineering feat that is the Panama Canal, which leads from the surf drenched Pacific coast to the great potential of the Caribbean coast. Panama feels like an uncrowded version of its? neighbour, Costa Rica, plus there's the added bonus of offshore islands to explore. It's slightly less exposed to the North Pacific swells than Costa Rica but Panama does have a good window for W and S swells along with calm wind patterns. Although the country is not as safe for the travelling surfer as Costa Rica, there is an untapped selection of point breaks and the option of driving from coast to coast within 2 hours. The known spots in the Caribbean are around Colon or Bocas del Toro, with the western part of the country offering the best orientation for Carib swells.
+ World class pointbreaks
+ Calm wind conditions
+ Close to Carribean coastline
+ Uncrowded spots
+ Wild exotic area
- Crowded Santa Catalina
- Intense rainy season
- Lack of roads
- Tropical diseases
- Onshore Swell season
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  Forecast Surf Report Stormrider Guide
Guide icon Forecast icon Santa Catalina - La Punta Grey Star 1.5ft 10secs 207° 7mph Brief Showers No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef 15
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S - SW Northerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Emily's (Morro Negrito) Star Star 1.5ft 13secs 202° 3mph Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef 10
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S - SW North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon La Barqueta Star Star 2ft 13secs 185° 2mph Light Showers No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Puerto Armuelles Star Star 2ft 13secs 185° 1mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Playa Venao Grey Star 1ft 11secs 209° 7mph Mostly Clear No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon The Point Star Star 1.5ft 13secs 202° 3mph Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef 12
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S - SW North Easterly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon Sandbar Star Star 1.5ft 13secs 202° 3mph Cloudy No Reports Available. No Data Available Sand 12
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S - SW Northerly All Tides
Guide icon Forecast icon P-Land Star Star 1.5ft 13secs 202° 4mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Left Submerged Reef Uneven Reef 15
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S - SW North Easterly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Nestles Star Star 1.5ft 13secs 202° 4mph Mostly Cloudy No Reports Available. Submerged Reef Peaks Uneven Reef 18
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S - SW Northerly Mid to High Tide
Guide icon Forecast icon Playa Pedasi Star 2.5ft 13secs 196° 7mph Mostly Clear No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Playa Morrillo Star Grey Star 1.5ft 13secs 187° 6mph Light Rain No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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Guide icon Forecast icon Playa Reina Star Grey Star 1.5ft 13secs 187° 6mph Light Rain No Reports Available. No Data Available No Data Available No Data Available
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