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Palenque ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 2.9

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Palenque Spot ID

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palenque photo


Photo credit: anel

Palenque photo


Photo credit: Bruno Sanchez Laws

Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.0 °C

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Monday, 26 August 2019, 03:03 Local time
Monday 26
Wave (m) 1.5
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 5
S 10
Wind State on glass glass cross-

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Palenque in Colon Vicinity is an exposed point break that has pretty consitent surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. Rarely crowded here. Submerged rocks are a hazard.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Isla Grande, 4 km from Palenque.

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Palenque Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP1423, 33 km from Palenque.

light winds from the NE

Air temperature
28.0 °C

Current weather near Palenque

Overall Palenque Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Town and city forecasts close to Palenque:

  • Closest city location
    28 mi
  • Second closest city location
    30 mi
  • Third closest city location
    33 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    37 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    38 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Palenque is Tocumen International (Panama City) Airport (PTY) in Panama, which is 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Palenque is Marcos A Gelabert International (Panama) Airport (PAC), also in Panama, 71 km (44 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Howard Afb Airport (HOW), also in Panama, 78 km (48 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Palenque, Colón. Use the tab navigation above to view Palenque sea temperature, Palenque photographs, Palenque detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Palenque webcams, current wind from Colón live weather stations and Palenque 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 Palenque.