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Paunch Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

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Paunch Reef Surf Forecast / Bocas del Toro / Panama

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 6 pm Wednesday 27 May 2015 EST

Paunch Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.

Today's Paunch Reef sea temperature is 27.9 °C (Statistics for 27 May 1981-2005 - mean: 28.6 max: 29.2 min: 27.8 °C)

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Swell
Height Map See all maps
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)

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Period(s) (?)88888887777888888889999
Surfscale.metric
Wave
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Energy(?)338238201187140147119917577608291918810212010093135157165157
Wind
(km/h)
20 N20
15 W15
15 WNW15
20 N20
15 W15
10 NW10
20 N20
20 WNW20
15 NW15
20 N20
10 NW10
15 NW15
15 NNE15
10 NW10
10 NW10
15 NE15
5 WSW5
10 N10
20 NE20
5 NW5
5 NNE5
20 NE20
10 ENE10
Wind State(?)crossoffcross-
off
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crosscross-
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High Tide
/ height (m)

9:16PM
0.27
8:15AM
0.13

9:45PM
0.30
9:08AM
0.09

10:16PM
0.32
10:17AM
0.05

10:48PM
0.34
11:57AM
0.02

11:24PM
0.36


12:02AM
0.37


12:44AM
0.38



Low Tide
/ height (m)

3:55AM
0.06

2:22PM
-0.03

5:04AM
0.04
2:36PM
-0.01

6:14AM
0.01
2:44PM
0.00

7:18AM
-0.02
2:40PM
0.02

8:13AM
-0.05


8:58AM
-0.08


9:37AM
-0.10


Note: the tide data above is for Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay, Panama which is 3 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for Paunch Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph

Offshore winds at Paunch Reef blow from the W.
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Summary
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Rain (mm)
102-52----2118-----2--2--
High °C
2826272726282727282827282827282827282827282828
Low °C
2726272726272726272826272826272826272726282828
Chill °C (?)
2826272726282727282827282827282827282827282828
Sunrise
--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--6:07--
Sunset
18:44--18:44--18:45--18:45--18:45--18:45--18:45--18:45-
Short Range Forecast: Heavy rain (total 32mm), heaviest during Sat night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Wed afternoon, min 26°C on Wed night). Wind will be generally light.Long Range Forecast:Moderate rain (total 12mm), heaviest on Sun morning. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sun morning, min 26°C on Sun night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the Paunch Reef Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for Paunch Reef provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at Paunch Reef can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our Paunch Reef surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (Paunch Reef) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for Paunch Reef may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

Are you planning a holiday in Bocas del Torro? If you are looking for accommodation near Paunch Reef, camping, hotels and holiday cottages in Bocas del Torro, consider staying in Changuinola which is 31 km (19 miles) away. Alternatively, find information about places to stay and car hire in Chiriqui Grande which is 50 km (31 miles) away