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Dumpers ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.3

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Dumpers Surf Guide

Dumpers in Bocas del Torro is an exposed reef break that has consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the southwest. Windswells are much more typical than groudswells and the ideal wave angle is from the northeast. There is a left hand reef break. Rarely crowded here. Beware of rips, rocks,reef etc.

Dumpers Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
consistent
28.2°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Dumpers:

The best conditions reported for surf at Dumpers occur when a Northeast swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Southwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

marchBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Dumpers with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of March. Clean surfable waves are typically found 60% of the time in March while 40% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 0% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
60%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
40%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
0%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Dumpers Location Map

Interactive Dumpers 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. The closest passenger airport to Dumpers is Bocas Del Toro Airport (BOC) in Panama, 5 km (3 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Dumpers is Cap Manuel Nino International (Changuinola) Airport (CHX), also in Panama, 32 km (20 miles) away.

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Dumpers Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 18 April 2021, 19:01 Local Time
Sunday 18Mon
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 1.0
NE
1.0
NE
1.0
NE
1.1
NE
Period (s) 8 8 8 8
Wind (km/h) 15
NNW 10
NNW 15
SSW 15
SW
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Swell History at Dumpers

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

Wind History at Dumpers

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

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