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Nuevo Loco ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.7

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Nuevo Loco Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 10:35 Local time
Wednesday 04
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Wave (m) 0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
Period (s) 13 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 10
ESE 10
ESE 15
SSE 15
SSE
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Nuevo Loco in Golfo de Panama is an exposed reef break that only works once in a while The best wind direction is from the northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. A right hand reef. Best around high tide. Likely to be crowded if working. Hazards include rocks and pollution.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Miguelito, 3 km from Nuevo Loco.

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Nuevo Loco Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Marcos Gelabert Airport, 8 km from Nuevo Loco.

light winds from the ESE

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Air temperature
29 °C

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  • The closest passenger airport to Nuevo Loco is Marcos A Gelabert International (Panama) Airport (PAC) in Panama, which is 7 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Nuevo Loco is Howard Afb Airport (HOW), also in Panama, 15 km (9 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Tocumen International (Panama City) Airport (PTY), also in Panama, 15 km (9 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Nuevo Loco, Gulf of Panama. Use the tab navigation above to view Nuevo Loco sea temperature, Nuevo Loco photographs, Nuevo Loco detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Nuevo Loco webcams, current wind from Gulf of Panama live weather stations and Nuevo Loco 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 Nuevo Loco.


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