Bluff Spot ID
Best: Swell NE | Wind SW
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.3 °C
Bluff in Bocas del Torro is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast. The beach breaks offer lefts and rights. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rips etc.
Overall Bluff Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Visitor Reviews of Bluff
“We went to Bluff beach where surfing was ok, but we went most days to Paunch.
We stayed at Playa Bluff Lodge direct at the beach. The owner will bring you to other surf spots like Paunch and Dumpers.
This is a great place beautiful location.”
Mars from NETHERLANDS - 05 Jul 2010
- The closest passenger airport to Bluff is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 8 km (5 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Bluff is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama, 30 km (19 miles) away.
- Third is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 104 km (65 miles) away.
- Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama is 115 km (71 miles) away.
- Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Bluff and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
This is the Surf-Forecast page for Bluff, Bocas del Toro. Use the tab navigation above to view Bluff sea temperature, Bluff photographs, Bluff detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Bluff webcams, current wind from Bocas del Toro live weather stations and Bluff tide predictions. The Panama swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Panama and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Panama wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Bluff.