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Playon ratings
Quality on a good day: 2.0
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.8

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Playon Spot ID

Sarah Sanchez, Playon photo


Photo credit: Bruno Sanchez Laws

Type: beach

Reliability: inconsistent

Best: Swell NE | Wind SW

Sea Temperature Today is: 28.2 °C

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Friday, 18 October 2019, 13:21 Local time
Friday 18
Wave (m) 0.9
Period (s) 7 7 6 6
Wind (km/h) 10
NW 15
NE 10
E 5
Wind State cross-
on cross-

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Playon in Colon Vicinity is an exposed beach break that has unreliable waves Ideal winds are from the southwest. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the best swell direction is from the northeast. The beach break provides left and right handers. It very rarely gets crowded here. Rocks are a hazard.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Isla Grande, 1 km from Playon.

IS AT (local time)

Playon Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At SHIP8467, 43 km from Playon.

light winds from the ESE

No report
Air temperature
29.0 °C

Current weather near Playon

Overall Playon Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

Surf stats for Playon: see the swell variation by month.


Wind stats for Playon: see the variation in direction and stength by month.

Playon Location Maps

Playon Location Map

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Town and city forecasts close to Playon:

  • Closest city location
    27 mi
  • Second closest city location
    30 mi
  • Third closest city location
    34 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    39 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    40 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Playon is Tocumen International (Panama City) Airport (PTY) in Panama, which is 66 km (41 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Playon is Marcos A Gelabert International (Panama) Airport (PAC), also in Panama, 74 km (46 miles) away.
  • The third closest airport is Howard Afb Airport (HOW), also in Panama, 81 km (50 miles) away.
Playon break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Playon, Colón. Use the tab navigation above to view Playon sea temperature, Playon photographs, Playon detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Playon webcams, current wind from Colón live weather stations and Playon 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 Playon.