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Pavones ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 5.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 5.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 4.7

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Type: point

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.0 °C

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Thursday, 25 April 2019, 00:54 Local time
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Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 13 12 12 12
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
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Pavones in Golfo Dulce is a sheltered point break that has unreliable waves The best wind direction is from the east. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest.The break here is a left hand point. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. When it's working here, it can get crowded. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Costa Rica wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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For Cabo Blanco, 8 km from Pavones.

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At ASCAT277E8N, 49 km from Pavones.


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Overall Pavones Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Town and city forecasts close to Pavones:

  • Closest city location
    David (Panama)
    47 mi
  • Second closest city location
    78 mi
  • Third closest city location
    109 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    109 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    110 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Pavones is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 25 km (16 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Pavones is Golfito Airport (GLF), also in Costa Rica, 27 km (17 miles) away.
  • Third is Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica, 70 km (43 miles) away.
  • Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama is 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama is the fifth nearest airport to Pavones and is 132 km (82 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Pavones, Golfo Dulce. Use the tab navigation above to view Pavones sea temperature, Pavones photographs, Pavones detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Pavones webcams, current wind from Golfo Dulce live weather stations and Pavones tide predictions. The Costa Rica swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Costa Rica 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 Costa Rica 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 Pavones.