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Careneros Point Break ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.2
Consistency of Surf: 3.8
Difficulty Level: 3.8
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 2.5

Overall: 3.1

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Careneros Point Break break guidePhoto by: Daniel Petrone

Careneros Point Break Surf Guide

Careneros Point Break in Bocas del Torro is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf The best wind direction is from the west southwest. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the ideal wave direction is from the northeast.Surfers ride left hand point. Good surf at all stages of the tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks, rips etc.

Careneros Point Break Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Careneros Point Break:

The best conditions reported for surf at Careneros Point Break occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the West-southwest.

Surf Forecasts:
Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Use the tab navigation above to view Careneros Point Break sea temperature, Careneros Point Break photographs, Careneros Point Break detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Careneros Point Break webcams, current wind from Bocas del Toro live weather stations and Careneros Point Break 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 Careneros Point Break

Careneros Point Break Surf:

Monday, 10 August 2020, 16:45 Local time
Monday 10Tue
Wave (m) 1.8
Period (s) 10 9 10 10
Wind (km/h) 10
NNW 10
W 5
WNW 10
Wind State cross off cross-

Tide Times:

For Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay, Panama, 2 km from Careneros Point Break.

IS AT (local time)

Careneros Point Break Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Palmira, 70 km from Careneros Point Break.


Air temperature
21 °C

Current weather near Careneros Point Break

Overall Careneros Point Break Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in August

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Surf stats for Careneros Point Break: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Careneros Point Break: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

This is why we get good swells on our island, Careneros Point Break photo

Careneros Point Break

Photo credit: Daniel Petrone

carenero, Careneros Point Break photo

Careneros Point Break

Photo credit: wharas

Careneros Point Break Location Maps

Careneros Point Break Location Map

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Use this relief map to navigate to Bocas del Toro surf spots and tide stations that are in the area of Careneros Point Break

Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Careneros Point Break:

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Wave buoys nearest to Careneros Point Break:

Tide stations nearest to Careneros Point Break:

  • Closest tide station
    Bocas del Toro, Almirante Bay
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    12 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    70 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    71 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    81 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Careneros Point Break is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 3 km (2 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Careneros Point Break is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama, 34 km (21 miles) away.
  • Third is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, 109 km (68 miles) away.
  • Limon International Airport (LIO) in Costa Rica is 110 km (68 miles) away.
  • Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica is the fifth nearest airport to Careneros Point Break and is 117 km (73 miles) away.
Careneros Point Break break location map and break info