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

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Silverbacks Surf Forecast and Surf Reports

(Bocas del Toro, Panama)

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Silverbacks Spot ID:

Type: reef

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 29.3 °C

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Wednesday, 1 April 2015, 03:00 Local time

Tue Wednesday 01
10PM 1AM 4AM 7AM
Wave (m) 1.2
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 10
W 15
WSW 15
W 15
Wind State cross-

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Silverbacks in Bocas del Toro is an exposed reef break that has quite reliable surf The best wind direction is from the southwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the northeast. The quality of the surf isn't affected by the tide. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Hazards include rocks, rips etc.

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

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Live Weather:

At Palmira, 73 km from Silverbacks.

light winds from the NNE

Air temperature
19 °C

Current weather near Silverbacks

Overall Silverbacks Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in April

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Silverbacks:

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Closest break Careneros Point Break 2 mi
Second closest break Dumpers 2 mi
Third closest break Paunch Reef 2 mi
Fourth closest break Bluff 4 mi
Fifth closest break First Beach (Wizard Beach) 8 mi

Wave buoys nearest to Silverbacks:

Closest wave buoy Western Caribbean Buoy 516 mi
Second closest wave buoy Yucatan Basin Buoy 748 mi
Third closest wave buoy East Gulf Buoy 1164 mi
Fourth closest wave buoy Bay of Campeche Buoy 1174 mi
Fifth closest wave buoy Mid Gulf Buoy 1239 mi

Tide stations nearest to Silverbacks:

Closest tide station Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay 4 mi
Second closest tide station Almirante 14 mi
Third closest tide station Pedregal 71 mi
Fourth closest tide station Limon 72 mi
Fifth closest tide station Golfito 83 mi

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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

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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.
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