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Corto Circuito ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 3.5
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.1

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Corto Circuito Surf Guide

Corto Circuito in Gulf of Panama is an exposed point break that has reasonably consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north northeast and there is no shelter here from cross shore breezes. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. There is no point break. Relatively few surfers here, even on good days. Watch out for rocks.

Corto Circuito Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
28.9°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Corto Circuito:

The best conditions reported for surf at Corto Circuito occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northeast.

Surf Forecasts:

What's the best time of year to surf Corto Circuito (for consistent clean waves)?

marchBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Corto Circuito with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 87% of the time in March while 9% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Corto Circuito Location Map

Interactive Corto Circuito surf break location map. View information about nearby surf breaks, their wave consistency and rating compared to other spots in the region. Current swell conditions from local buoys are shown along with live wind speed and direction from nearby weather stations. Click icons on the map for more detail.

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Corto Circuito Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Friday, 14 May 2021, 04:58 Local Time
Friday 14
Wave (m) 1.1
Period (s) 17 17 17 17
Wind (km/h) 5
N 5
WSW 10
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Swell History at Corto Circuito

Surf stats for Corto Circuito, see the swell variation by month or season on the history page here.

Wind History at Corto Circuito

Wind stats for Corto Circuito, see the variation in direction and stength by month or season on the history page here.

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