Punta Burica Spot ID
Reliability: fairly consistent
Best: Swell SW | Wind NE
Sea Temperature Today is: 30.1 °C
Punta Burica in Golfo Dulce is an exposed reef break that has pretty consitent surf Offshore winds are from the northeast. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rocks,jellyfish,sea-lice.
Overall Punta Burica Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in May
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Ski Resorts closest to Punta Burica:
- The closest passenger airport to Punta Burica is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 63 km (39 miles) away (directly).
- The second nearest airport to Punta Burica is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, 65 km (40 miles) away.
- Third is Golfito Airport (GLF) in Costa Rica, 75 km (47 miles) away.
- Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica is 119 km (74 miles) away.
- Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama is the fifth nearest airport to Punta Burica and is 162 km (101 miles) away.
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