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Playa Santa Catalina ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.5
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.9

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Playa Santa Catalina Spot ID

Santa Catalina, Playa Santa Catalina photo

Playa Santa Catalina

Photo credit: CEA

Santa Catalina - Big Swell, Playa Santa Catalina photo

Playa Santa Catalina

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Colomo at Santa CAtalina, Playa Santa Catalina photo

Playa Santa Catalina

Photo credit: Nelson Henriquez

La Punta, Playa Santa Catalina photo

Playa Santa Catalina

Photo credit: Bruno Sanchez Laws

Type: point

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.1 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 14:20 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) 0.7
Period (s) 7 13 13 12
Wind (km/h) 0
S 10
SW 15
SW 10
Wind State glass cross-

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PlayaSanta Catalina in Golfo de Chiriqui is an exposed point break that has very consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north. Clean groundswells prevail and the best swell direction is from the south southwest. Sometimes crowded. Hazards include urchins and rocks.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

At Playa Santa Catalina (0 km).

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Playa Santa Catalina Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Santiago, 60 km from Playa Santa Catalina.


Air temperature
31.8 °C

Current weather near Playa Santa Catalina

Overall Playa Santa Catalina Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Surf stats for Playa Santa Catalina: see the swell variation by month.

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Wind stats for Playa Santa Catalina: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Playa Santa Catalina Location Maps

Playa Santa Catalina Location Map

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  • The nearest passenger airport to Playa Santa Catalina is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, which is 158 km (98 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Playa Santa Catalina is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 220 km (137 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playa Santa Catalina, Veraguas. Use the tab navigation above to view Playa Santa Catalina sea temperature, Playa Santa Catalina photographs, Playa Santa Catalina detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playa Santa Catalina webcams, current wind from Veraguas live weather stations and Playa Santa Catalina 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 Playa Santa Catalina.