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Silverbacks ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Silverbacks Spot ID

Panama Big Caribe, Silverbacks photo


Photo credit: eric De Arriba Diaz

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Friday, 27 November 2015, 06:47 Local time
Friday 27
Wave (m) 1.4
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
WSW 15
WSW 15
W 15
Wind State off off cross-

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Silverbacks in Bocas del Torro is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Waves more likely to be from local windswells than distant groundswells and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast. A right hand reef. Surfable at all stages of the tide. It very rarely gets crowded here. Beware of rocks, rips etc.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay, Panama, 6 km from Silverbacks.

IS AT (local time)

Silverbacks Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Palmira, 73 km from Silverbacks.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Silverbacks

Overall Silverbacks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in November

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Silverbacks Location Maps

Silverbacks Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Silverbacks:

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Wave buoys nearest to Silverbacks:

Tide stations nearest to Silverbacks:

  • Closest tide station
    Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay
    4 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    14 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    71 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    72 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    83 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Silverbacks:

  • Closest ski area
    Huascaran (Peru)
    1316 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Cloudmont (United States)
    1746 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Sky Valley (United States)
    1774 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Scaly Mountain (United States)
    1776 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Sapphire Valley (United States)
    1781 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Silverbacks:

  • Closest city location
    David (Panama)
    67 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Puerto Limon (Costa Rica)
    73 mi
  • Third closest city location
    San Isidro (Costa Rica)
    103 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Turrialba (Costa Rica)
    108 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Paraiso (Costa Rica)
    118 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Silverbacks is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 6 km (4 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Silverbacks is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama, 36 km (22 miles) away.
  • Third is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, 111 km (69 miles) away.
  • Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica is 112 km (70 miles) away.
  • Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Silverbacks and is 120 km (75 miles) away.
Silverbacks break location map and break info

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