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Palma Real Surf Guide

Palma Real in Honduras - Mainland is a sheltered sandbar break that has inconsistent surf. Works best in offshore winds from the south. Usually gets local windswells, but groundswells do happen and the best wave direction is from the north. The sandbar break provides left and right handers. A remote wave spot that never gets crowded.

Palma Real Spot Info

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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
27.1°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Palma Real:

The best conditions reported for surf at Palma Real occur when a North swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the South.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Palma Real with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 99% 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 Palma Real Location Map

Interactive Palma Real 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 Palma Real is Goloson International (La Ceiba) Airport (LCE) in Honduras, 38 km (24 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Palma Real is Roatan Airport (RTB), also in Honduras, 56 km (35 miles) away.

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Palma Real Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 12:44 Local Time
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Wave (m)
Period (s) 4 6 6 6
Wind (km/h)
Wind State cross-
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Swell History at Palma Real

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

Wind History at Palma Real

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

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