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Punta Brava ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 5.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.5

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Punta Brava Spot ID

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Type: reef

Reliability: very consistent

Best: Swell SSW | Wind N

Sea Temperature Today is: 27.6 °C

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Thursday, 17 October 2019, 23:13 Local time
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Wave (m) 0.6
Period (s) 14 14 14 14
Wind (km/h) 10
W 10
W 5
Wind State cross-
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Punta Brava in Golfo de Chiriqui is an exposed reef break that has very consistent surf Works best in offshore winds from the north. Most of the surf here comes from groundswells and the ideal swell direction is from the south southwest. A left hand reef break. Best around low tide. A fairly popluar wave that can sometimes get crowded Beware of urchins and rocks.

Panama wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Playa Santa Catalina, 1 km from Punta Brava.

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Punta Brava Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At David/Enrique Malek International Airport, 157 km from Punta Brava.

light winds from the WNW

Dry and partly cloudy
Air temperature
23 °C

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Overall Punta Brava Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October


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  • The nearest passenger airport to Punta Brava is Enrique Malek International (David) Airport (DAV) in Panama, which is 157 km (98 miles) away (directly).
  • The second closest airport to Punta Brava is Coto 47 Airport (OTR) in Costa Rica, 219 km (136 miles) away.
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This is the Surf-Forecast page for Punta Brava, Veraguas. Use the tab navigation above to view Punta Brava sea temperature, Punta Brava photographs, Punta Brava detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Punta Brava webcams, current wind from Veraguas live weather stations and Punta Brava 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 Punta Brava.