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

Overall: 2.9

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Pan Dulce Surf Guide

Pan Dulce in Golfo Dulce is an exposed point break that is usually a safe bet The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Groundswells more frequent than windswells and the best swell direction is from the south. Even when there are waves, it's not likley to be crowded. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Pan Dulce Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon point  redPointIcon  s32.9
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
29.5°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Pan Dulce:

The best conditions reported for surf at Pan Dulce occur when a South swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the North-northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

mayBest Season: spring
The best time of year for surfing Pan Dulce with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Spring and most often the month of May. Clean surfable waves are typically found 74% of the time in May while 26% 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
74%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
26%
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 Pan Dulce Location Map

Interactive Pan Dulce 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 Pan Dulce is Golfito Airport (GLF) in Costa Rica, 31 km (19 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Pan Dulce is Coto 47 Airport (OTR), also in Costa Rica, 41 km (25 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.
Pan Dulce Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Saturday, 15 May 2021, 13:45 Local Time
Saturday 15Sun
3PM6PM9PM0AM
Wave (m) 1.4
SW
1.7
SSW
1.4
SW
1.4
SW
Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 15
SW 5
W 5
NW 5
NNW
Wind State cross-
on
glass cross-
off
off

Swell History at Pan Dulce

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

Wind History at Pan Dulce

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

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    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s43.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s32.8
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.4
    Reliability: very consistent
    2km away
    • Icon beach  redBeach
    • Icon  s43.5
    Reliability: very consistent
    9km away
    • Icon beachBeach
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    15km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Pan Dulce: