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Eclipse ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.0

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Eclipse Surf Guide

Eclipse in Golfo Dulce is an exposed river break that has reasonably consistent surf Offshore winds blow from the northeast. Groundswells are more common than windswells and the ideal swell angle is from the southwest. The river break offers both left and right hand waves. Best around low tide when the tide is rising. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks,jellyfish,sea-lice.

Eclipse Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon river  redRiverIcon  s33.0
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
29.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Eclipse:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

februaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Eclipse with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of February. Clean surfable waves are typically found 61% of the time in February while 38% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 1% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
61%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
38%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
1%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Eclipse Location Map

Interactive Eclipse 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 Eclipse is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 50 km (31 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Eclipse is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, 60 km (37 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
Please note that some surf spot locations are approximate to protect their exact location while others are not shown at close zoom level.
Eclipse Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 07:47 Local Time
Tuesday 11
4AM7AM10AM1PM
Wave (m) 1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.3
SSW
1.5
SSW
Period (s) 18 17 16 16
Wind (km/h) 5
NNE 5
NNE 5
E 10
SSE
Wind State cross-
off
glass cross-
off
cross-
on

Swell History at Eclipse

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

Wind History at Eclipse

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

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    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: inconsistent
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    • Icon pointPoint
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    Reliability: inconsistent
    36km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    46km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Eclipse: