Backwash Surf Forecast and Surf Reports
(Costa-Rica – Golfo Dulce)
Backwash Spot ID:
Reliability: very consistent
Best: Swell S | Wind NW
Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C
Saturday, 25 May 2013, 10:08 Local time
For Puerto Armuelles, Panama, 50 miles from Backwash.
At David/Enrique Malek International Airport, 93 km from Backwash.
Overall Backwash Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Backwash
Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Backwash:(click location name for more details)
|Closest break||Pan Dulce||1 mi|
|Second closest break||Hog Hole||2 mi|
|Third closest break||Cabo Matapalo||2 mi|
|Fourth closest break||Playa Carate||6 mi|
|Fifth closest break||Cabo Blanco||10 mi|
Wave buoys nearest to Backwash:
|Closest wave buoy||Western Caribbean Buoy||591 mi|
|Second closest wave buoy||Yucatan Basin Buoy||797 mi|
|Third closest wave buoy||Bay of Campeche Buoy||1179 mi|
|Fourth closest wave buoy||East Gulf Buoy||1217 mi|
|Fifth closest wave buoy||Mid Gulf Buoy||1274 mi|
Tide stations nearest to Backwash:
|Closest tide station||Puerto Armuelles||31 mi|
|Second closest tide station||Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay||96 mi|
|Third closest tide station||Limon||111 mi|
|Fourth closest tide station||Punta Arenas||151 mi|
|Fifth closest tide station||San Juan del Norte (Greytown)||175 mi|
Ski Resorts closest to Backwash:
|Closest ski area||Huascaran (Peru)||1273 mi|
|Second closest ski area||Cloudmont (United States)||1807 mi|
|Third closest ski area||Sky Valley (United States)||1838 mi|
|Fourth closest ski area||Scaly Mountain (United States)||1841 mi|
|Fifth closest ski area||Sapphire Valley (United States)||1846 mi|
Town and city forecasts close to Backwash:
|Closest city location||David (Panama)||58 mi|
|Second closest city location||Paraiso (Costa Rica)||106 mi|
|Third closest city location||Cartago (Costa Rica)||110 mi|
|Fourth closest city location||Puerto Limon (Costa Rica)||111 mi|
|Fifth closest city location||Aserri (Costa Rica)||115 mi|
- The closest passenger airport to Backwash is Golfito Airport (GLF) in Costa Rica, 29 km (18 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Backwash is Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica, 40 km (25 miles) away.
- Third is Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica, 63 km (39 miles) away.
- Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama is 93 km (58 miles) away.
- Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama is the fifth nearest airport to Backwash and is 143 km (89 miles) away.