Careneros Point Break ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

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Careneros Point Break Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Bocas del Toro, Panama)


Careneros Point Break Spot ID:

Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind WSW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Sunday, 19 April 2015, 10:42 Local time

Sunday 19
10AM 1PM 4PM 7PM
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 9 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NW 15
NNE 15
NE 5
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Careneros Point Break in Bocas del Toro is an exposed point break that is usually a safe bet Offshore winds blow from the west southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the best wave direction is from the northeast. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Hazards include rocks, rips etc.

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For Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay, Panama, 2 km from Careneros Point Break.

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At Bocas Del Toro Airport, 2 km from Careneros Point Break.

light winds from the WSW.(Wind varies from 190 to 300 degs)

Dry and partly cloudy
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Current weather near Careneros Point Break

Overall Careneros Point Break Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Visitor Reviews of Careneros Point Break

Maga from PANAMA writes:

Nice point break, working best on incoming tide.


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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Careneros Point Break:

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Closest break Paunch Reef 2 mi
Second closest break Silverbacks 2 mi
Third closest break Dumpers 2 mi
Fourth closest break Bluff 4 mi
Fifth closest break First Beach (Wizard Beach) 9 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Careneros Point Break:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 516 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 748 mi
Third closest wave buoy East Gulf Buoy 1164 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 1173 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 1239 mi

Tide stations nearest to Careneros Point Break:

Closest tide station Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay 1 mi
Second closest tide station Almirante 12 mi
Third closest tide station Pedregal 70 mi
Fourth closest tide station Limon 71 mi
Fifth closest tide station Golfito 81 mi

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Ski Resorts closest to Careneros Point Break:

Closest ski area Huascaran (Peru) 1316 mi
Second closest ski area Cloudmont (United States) 1746 mi
Third closest ski area Sky Valley (United States) 1774 mi
Fourth closest ski area Scaly Mountain (United States) 1777 mi
Fifth closest ski area Sapphire Valley (United States) 1782 mi

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Town and city forecasts close to Careneros Point Break:

Closest city location David (Panama) 65 mi
Second closest city location Puerto Limon (Costa Rica) 72 mi
Third closest city location San Isidro (Costa Rica) 101 mi
Fourth closest city location Turrialba (Costa Rica) 106 mi
Fifth closest city location Paraiso (Costa Rica) 117 mi
  • The closest passenger airport to Careneros Point Break is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Careneros Point Break is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama, 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Third is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Careneros Point Break and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
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