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El Palmer ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 2.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.6

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El Palmer Spot ID

Palmar point swell, El Palmer photo

El Palmer

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Qué buen descanso!!!, El Palmer photo

El Palmer

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Punta del Palmar, El Palmer photo

El Palmer

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Type: beach and point

Reliability: fairly consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind NW

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.9 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 14:39 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) 0.2
Period (s) 14 13 13 13
Wind (km/h) 0
SE 5
NNE 10
Wind State glass on glass cross-

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El Palmer in Golfo de Panama is a quite exposed beach and point break that has quite reliable surf Offshore winds are from the northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. Waves at the beach break both left and right Best around high tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Take care of rocks in the line up.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At El Palmer (0 km).

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El Palmer Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Sora, 20 km from El Palmer.


Air temperature
28 °C

Current weather near El Palmer

Overall El Palmer Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


Surf stats for El Palmer: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for El Palmer: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

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El Palmer Location Map

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  • The closest passenger airport to El Palmer is Howard Afb Airport (HOW) in Panama, which is 64 km (40 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to El Palmer is Marcos A Gelabert International (Panama) Airport (PAC), also in Panama, 72 km (45 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Tocumen International (Panama City) Airport (PTY), also in Panama, 93 km (58 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for El Palmer, Gulf of Panama. Use the tab navigation above to view El Palmer sea temperature, El Palmer photographs, El Palmer detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, El Palmer webcams, current wind from Gulf of Panama live weather stations and El Palmer 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 El Palmer.