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Panama La Vieja ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.2

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Panama La Vieja Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Tuesday, 18 December 2018, 05:22 Local time
Tuesday 18
Wave (m) 0.3
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
N 10
NNE 10
Wind State cross-

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Panama La Vieja in Golfo de Panama is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves Works best in offshore winds from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Often Crowded. Hazards include rocks and pollution.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For San Miguelito, 5 km from Panama La Vieja.

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Panama La Vieja Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tocumen Airport, 16 km from Panama La Vieja.

light winds from the WNW

Air temperature
23 °C

Current weather near Panama La Vieja

Overall Panama La Vieja Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in December

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  • The closest passenger airport to Panama La Vieja is Marcos A Gelabert International (Panama) Airport (PAC) in Panama, which is 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Panama La Vieja is Howard Afb Airport (HOW), also in Panama, 13 km (8 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Tocumen International (Panama City) Airport (PTY), also in Panama, 16 km (10 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Panama La Vieja, Gulf of Panama. Use the tab navigation above to view Panama La Vieja sea temperature, Panama La Vieja photographs, Panama La Vieja detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Panama La Vieja webcams, current wind from Gulf of Panama live weather stations and Panama La Vieja 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 Panama La Vieja.