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Dumpers ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Dumpers Spot ID

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Dumpers

Photo credit: Eric De Arriba Diaz

Type: reef

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.2 °C

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Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 16:53 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
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Period (s) 7 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NE 5
NE 10
SSE 10
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Dumpers in Bocas del Torro is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. There is a left hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks,reef etc.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay, Panama, 4 km from Dumpers.

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Dumpers Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Bocas Del Toro Airport, 4 km from Dumpers.

light winds from the NW

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Current weather near Dumpers

Overall Dumpers Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

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Town and city forecasts close to Dumpers:

  • Closest city location
    68 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Puerto Limon (Costa Rica)
    70 mi
  • Third closest city location
    San Isidro (Costa Rica)
    100 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Turrialba (Costa Rica)
    105 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Paraiso (Costa Rica)
    116 mi

Airports

  • The closest passenger airport to Dumpers is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Dumpers is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama, 32 km (20 miles) away.
  • Third is Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica, 107 km (66 miles) away.
  • Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama is 113 km (70 miles) away.
  • Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Dumpers and is 119 km (74 miles) away.
Dumpers break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Dumpers, Bocas del Toro. Use the tab navigation above to view Dumpers sea temperature, Dumpers photographs, Dumpers detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Dumpers webcams, current wind from Bocas del Toro live weather stations and Dumpers 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 Dumpers.


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