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Zancudo ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.7
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.6

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Zancudo Spot ID

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Type: point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SW | Wind NE

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.4 °C

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Thursday, 18 October 2018, 17:20 Local time
Thursday 18Fri
Wave (m) 1.0
Period (s) 16 16 16 16
Wind (km/h) 10
W 5
Wind State cross-
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Zancudo in Golfo Dulce is a sheltered point break that has reasonably consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the northeast. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest.The waves is a point break that peels left. Best around mid tide. When the surf is up, it can get quite busy in the water. Take care of Jellyfish,sea-lice.

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Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

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Air temperature
25.6 °C

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Overall Zancudo Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Town and city forecasts close to Zancudo:

  • Closest city location
    David (Panama)
    49 mi
  • Second closest city location
    71 mi
  • Third closest city location
    103 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    103 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    104 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Zancudo is Golfito Airport (GLF) in Costa Rica, 16 km (10 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Zancudo is Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica, 21 km (13 miles) away.
  • Third is Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ) in Costa Rica, 61 km (38 miles) away.
  • Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama is 79 km (49 miles) away.
  • Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama is the fifth nearest airport to Zancudo and is 125 km (78 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Zancudo, Golfo Dulce. Use the tab navigation above to view Zancudo sea temperature, Zancudo photographs, Zancudo detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Zancudo webcams, current wind from Golfo Dulce live weather stations and Zancudo 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 Zancudo.