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Playa Venao ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.7
Difficulty Level: 2.7
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.9
Crowds: 2.9

Overall: 3.1

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Playa Venao break guidePhoto by: sasha radomiselskaya

Playa Venao Surf Guide

Playa Venao in Pedasi and Vicinity is an exposed beach break that has very consistent surf . Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south. Waves at the beach break both left and right. Best around mid tide when the tide is falling. A popular wave that can get growded. Dangerous rips are a hazard of surfing here.

Playa Venao Spot Info

Type:Rating:
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Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
very consistent
27.6°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Playa Venao:

The best conditions reported for surf at Playa Venao 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 Playa Venao (for consistent clean waves)?

decemberBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Playa Venao with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of December. Clean surfable waves are typically found 86% of the time in December while 6% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 8% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
86%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
6%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
8%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Playa Venao Location Map

Interactive Playa Venao 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 Venao is Howard Afb Airport (HOW) in Panama, which is 171 km (106 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Playa Venao is Marcos A Gelabert International (Panama) Airport (PAC), also in Panama, 178 km (111 miles) away.

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Playa Venao Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Monday, 19 April 2021, 14:43 Local Time
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Wave (m) 0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.7
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Period (s) 13 13 13 20
Wind (km/h) 15
S 15
SSW 15
SSW 10
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Swell History at Playa Venao

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Wind History at Playa Venao

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

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