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Rocky Point ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 3.2

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Rocky Point Surf Guide

Rocky Point in Golfo de Panama is a quite exposed reef break that has fairly consistent surf Offshore winds are from the northwest. Tends to receive distant groundswells and the ideal swell angle is from the south southwest. There is a right hand reef break. Best around mid tide. Unlikely to be too crowded, even when the surf is up. Watch out for rips and rocks.

Rocky Point Spot Info

Type:Rating:
Icon reef  redReefIcon  s33.2
Reliability:Todays Sea Temp*:
fairly consistent
26.0°C*ocean temperature recorded from satellite

Surfing Rocky Point:

The best conditions reported for surf at Rocky Point occur when a South-southwest swell combines with an offshore wind direction from the Northwest.

Surf Forecasts:

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

januaryBest Season: winter
The best time of year for surfing Rocky Point with consistent clean waves (rideable swell with light / offshore winds) is during Winter and most often the month of January. Clean surfable waves are typically found 0% of the time in January while 0% of the time it tends to be blown out. For the remaining 100% of the time it is considered too small by most surfers but may still be OK for beginners and groms at times.
clean
0%
Surfable waves that hold up well for longer rides in prevailing cross-offshore, offshore or light wind conditions.
blown out
0%
Surfable sized waves that are of poorer quality due to prevailing onshore, cross-onshore or windy conditions (may be preferable for kitesurfing).
too small
100%
Waves usually considered too small for good surf. Some wave-magnet breaks may still work though if conditions are right (on occasion).

Explore Rocky Point Location Map

Interactive Rocky Point 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 Rocky Point is Howard Afb Airport (HOW) in Panama, which is 55 km (34 miles) away (directly). The second nearest airport to Rocky Point is Marcos A Gelabert International (Panama) Airport (PAC), also in Panama, 63 km (39 miles) away.

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Icon legend buoysLive Wave Height (m)
Icon legend windLive Wind Speed (km/h)
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Rocky Point Surf Forecasts:
Todays Surf Summary
Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 17:14 Local Time
Wednesday 03Thu
4PM7PM10PM1AM
Wave (m) 0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.3
SSW
0.2
S
Period (s) 14 13 13 18
Wind (km/h) 30
NNW 25
NNW 25
N 20
N
Wind State cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off
cross-
off

Swell History at Rocky Point

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

Wind History at Rocky Point

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

Other Nearby Breaks Closest To:

Discover surf breaks near Rocky Point. Click below to view there surf guides.

    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    1km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.3
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    2km away
    • Icon reef  redReef and point
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    2km away
    • Icon point  redPoint
    • Icon  s33.0
    Reliability: fairly consistent
    3km away
    • Icon reef  redReef
    • Icon  s33.2
    Reliability: inconsistent
    5km away

Wave Buoys Nearest To Rocky Point: