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Playa Mojon ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 2.0

Overall: 2.8

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Playa Mojon Surf Guide

Playa Mojon in Golfo de Panama is an exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf The best wind direction is from the north northwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. Both left and right reef breaks. When the surf is up, crowds are likely Beware of rocks and pollution.

Playa Mojon Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.8°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Mojon:

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

Surf Forecasts:

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

julyBest Season: summer
The best time of year for surfing Playa Mojon with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Summer and most often the month of July. Clean surfable waves are typically found 85% of the time in July while 11% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 4% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
85%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
11%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
4%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa Mojon Location Map

Interactive Playa Mojon 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 Playa Mojon is Marcos A Gelabert International (Panama) Airport (PAC) in Panama, which is 8 km (5 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa Mojon is Tocumen International (Panama City) Airport (PTY), also in Panama, 14 km (9 miles) away.

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Playa Mojon Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Sunday, 11 April 2021, 17:42 Local Time
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Wave (m) 0.3
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0.2
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0.2
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0.2
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Period (s) 18 18 17 16
Wind (km/h) 5
SSE 5
SSE 0
ENE 0
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Swell History at Playa Mojon

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

Wind History at Playa Mojon

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

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Wave Buoys Nearest To Playa Mojon:

We hope you find the new 12-day forecasts and additional details useful.

Kudos to everyone who helped us debug this over the past 3 months.

Be sure to click on the Advanced Surf option to see extra details about the sea-state. Look out for crossing swells and short period local wind swells and chop that will often spoil a groundswell even if the wind is perfect. As yet there is no allowance for this in the swell rating. This is something we are working on.