uk es it fr pt nl
Punta Brava ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

See all 18 ratings

Based on 1 vote. Vote

Surf Report Feed

Punta Brava Spot ID

Surf default break image

Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.0 °C

Secret spot? We can hide it!

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 16:08 Local time
Wednesday 22Thu
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 10
WSW 10
W 5
Wind State cross-
cross cross glass

View detailed 48hrs and full 7 days forecasts

Punta Brava in Golfo de Chiriqui is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. A left hand reef break. Best around low tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of urchins and rocks.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Playa Santa Catalina, 1 km from Punta Brava.

IS AT (local time)

Punta Brava Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santiago, 60 km from Punta Brava.

light winds from the SSW

Distant precipitation but not falling at station
Air temperature
26.2 °C

Current weather near Punta Brava

Overall Punta Brava Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May

The figure describes the range of swells directed at Punta Brava over a normal May, bas... (show all text)

This chart shows how commonly and how strongly the wind blows from different directions... (show all text)

The two graphs above are also combined in the single Punta Brava surf consistency graph.

Also see Punta Brava surf quality by season and Punta Brava surf quality by month.

Compare Punta Brava with another surf break.

Punta Brava Location Maps

Punta Brava Location Map

Contours: Roads & Rivers: Select a surf spot from the menu
Surf spots located close to Punta BravaShoreline around Punta BravaRoads and rivers around Punta Brava

Use this relief map to navigate to Veraguas surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Punta Brava

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Punta Brava:

 (click location name for more details)

Wave buoys nearest to Punta Brava:

Tide stations nearest to Punta Brava:

snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Punta Brava:

city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Punta Brava:


  • The nearest passenger airport to Punta Brava is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, which is 157 km (98 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Punta Brava is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 219 km (136 miles) away.
Punta Brava break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Brava, Veraguas. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Brava sea temperature, Punta Brava photographs, Punta Brava detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Brava webcams, current wind from Veraguas live weather stations and Punta Brava 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 Punta Brava.